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N&C Nicobond are the original, British manufacturers and distributors of high quality tile adhesives, grouts, smoothing compounds and tiling systems. With over 60 years experience, Nicobond have grown from strength to strength with expertise in the manufacture and distribution of high quality products. This 60 year journey has seen Nicobond products evolving in harmony with the tile manufacturing industry. We offer an unrivalled range of solutions that allow the fixing of every format of product imaginable, from large format stone to slim porcelain tiles or slabs.

N&C Nicobond are the original, British manufacturers and distributors of high quality tile adhesives, grouts, smoothing compounds and tiling systems. With over 60 years experience, Nicobond have grown from strength to strength with expertise in the manufacture and distribution of high quality products. This 60 year journey has seen Nicobond products evolving in harmony with the tile manufacturing industry. We offer an unrivalled range of solutions that allow the fixing of every format of product imaginable, from large format stone to slim porcelain tiles or slabs.

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The Nicholls & Clarke Group is a business dedicated to the<br />

manufacture and supply of the finest building materials.<br />

Founded in 1875 in London, we have grown from servicing the<br />

capitals’ building trades to becoming the largest privately<br />

owned national manufacturer and distributor of fine quality<br />

building products.<br />

Quality manufacturing is at the core of our business and comes<br />

as standard. We own state of the art manufacturing facilities<br />

based across the UK and Central Europe. This gives us the<br />

broadest manufacturing capability available, allowing us to offer<br />

an extensive portfolio of product, more specialised than that<br />

of any of our competitors.<br />

Our distribution network is supported with our private fleet of<br />

over 110 commercial vehicles. This gives us full logistical<br />

control from the point of manufacture through to delivery<br />

to site. We offer a nationwide delivery service, be that to<br />

site, home or commercial address. The vast majority of our<br />

deliveries are made on a next day basis.


Nicholls & Clarke Group<br />

Sixty Years of Innovation and Still Evolving<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> are the original, British manufacturers and distributors of high quality tile<br />

adhesives, grouts, smoothing compounds and tiling systems. With over 60 years experience,<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> have grown from strength to strength with expertise in the manufacture and<br />

distribution of high quality products. This 60 year journey has seen <strong>Nicobond</strong> products<br />

evolving in harmony with the tile manufacturing industry. We offer an unrivalled range of<br />

solutions that allow the fixing of every format of product imaginable, from large format stone<br />

to slim porcelain tiles or slabs.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> products have been developed for use within specialist applications as well as day<br />

to day applications, and within domestic and commercial settings.<br />

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Experience<br />

Established in 1875, Nicholls & Clarke has pedigree<br />

that has been developed over many years. Through<br />

great heritage, we have gained a depth of knowledge<br />

and invaluable experience in the manufacturing and<br />

supplying of <strong>Nicobond</strong> products to the construction<br />

market. We have experience across many industries<br />

with a huge portfolio of products suited to all project<br />

environments.<br />

Total Solution Providers<br />

Part of the Nicholls & Clarke Group, we have the ability<br />

to offer the complete tiling package through a<br />

comprehensive range of quality products, so that you<br />

can benefit from dealing with one source, making it<br />

easier to co-ordinate project supplies.<br />

Inventors & Innovators<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> invented ready mixed tile adhesive in<br />

1958 and continue to be at the forefront of<br />

innovation, embracing new technology within the<br />

industry and better defining our portfolio with products<br />

that perform, but where quality and functionality are at<br />

its peak. As inventors, we continue to engage in<br />

research and development and have spent more than<br />

55 years developing innovative <strong>Nicobond</strong> products<br />

that solve the challenges faced in today’s construction<br />

industry.<br />

Technical Service<br />

The N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> technical team has well over 200<br />

years of combined experience in the tile adhesive &<br />

screeding industry. We are able to offer a full technical<br />

specification service and are available to attend any<br />

site address throughout the U.K. A technical written<br />

specification is available on request.<br />

Research & Development<br />

The chemists in our highly equipped laboratories are<br />

constantly engaged in research and development.<br />

Investment in the latest laboratory equipment and<br />

testing facilities allow us to push forward with the<br />

development of the next new technology or raw<br />

material that will further enhance product performance<br />

or handling characteristics. Prior to going to market,<br />

we undergo rigorous testing of all our products to<br />

ensure that performance is to a high standard. All<br />

products are tested to meet the relevant standards<br />

and regulations.<br />

24 Hour Nationwide Delivery<br />

Nicholls & Clarke are unique in being able to offer<br />

nationwide, next day delivery, even when you order up<br />

to 5pm the day before 1 and there is no minimum order<br />

requirement. N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> operates from 18<br />

branches nationwide so can offer localised delivery,<br />

or with thousands of product lines in stock, you also<br />

have the option to collect.<br />

Environment<br />

As an ISO14001 company, sustainability is a core part<br />

of our company agenda. As well as various carbon<br />

offsetting programmes in place, we invest a great deal<br />

in manufacturing and developing solutions dedicated<br />

to reducing our carbon footprint, and in turn increasing<br />

our customers’ green credentials.<br />

Customer Care<br />

We aim to provide you with an outstanding level of<br />

customer service that will help to further enhance<br />

the service you offer to your clients. We monitor our<br />

performance levels and strive to achieve 100% client<br />

satisfaction. We believe that open channels of<br />

communication with our customers, coupled with their<br />

feedback are a sure way of further improving our<br />

customers buying experience.<br />

British Manufacture<br />

Our three state of the art U.K manufacturing facilities<br />

comply with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, utilise the latest<br />

manufacturing technologies and apply stringent<br />

quality control checks during every part of the<br />

manufacturing process. Only the highest quality raw<br />

materials, product formulations and packaging<br />

materials are used, ensuring the finished product<br />

meets our exacting standards, far exceeding those of<br />

the latest European standards.<br />

Product Features Key<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Walls<br />

Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Flexible<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Insulation<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

1 Hour Set 2 Hour Set 3 Hour Set<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Water Lock<br />

Formulation<br />

Chemical<br />

Resistant<br />

Chemical<br />

Resistant<br />

Chemical<br />

Resistant<br />

Domestic<br />

Areas<br />

Commercial<br />

Areas<br />

Pumpable<br />

Screeds<br />

Food<br />

Preparation<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

Protein<br />

Free<br />

Recycled<br />

Material<br />

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International<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> products are used in over 70 countries<br />

throughout the world in some of the most demanding<br />

commercial situations and climates imaginable. This<br />

worldwide experience has furthered the development<br />

of some of the latest technologies we now use in the U.K.<br />

Training<br />

We offer practical training courses at our 120,000<br />

square foot head office facility. Our team of experts will<br />

demonstrate and give clients and customers the<br />

opportunity to get hands on with our range of<br />

products. For further information please contact our<br />

Head Office on 020 8586 4600 or email us at<br />

info@nichollsandclarke.com<br />

Trade Associations<br />

& Technical Committees<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> has been heavily involved in the<br />

creation of British & European Standards for decades.<br />

We have chaired The Tile Association and their<br />

Wetroom Technical Committee. We are also part of the<br />

Contract Flooring Association we continue to push for<br />

stringent policing of the industry which would stop<br />

manufacturers falsely claiming specific European<br />

standards on packaging. Our philosophy has always<br />

been to drive up quality and standards whilst<br />

remaining highly competitive.<br />

Warranties<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> products are manufactured to such<br />

high and exacting standards enabling us to offer a<br />

life time warranty on all our adhesives, grouting<br />

compounds and screeds.<br />

Product Quality<br />

All <strong>Nicobond</strong> products are tried and tested prior to<br />

being introduced into the marketplace. All <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

adhesives and grouts achieve classifications that meet<br />

EN Standards for the optimum product confidence and<br />

quality.<br />

T T A<br />

Contents<br />

About us 6 - 11<br />

Wall & Floor Adhesives 12 - 17<br />

Grouts & Sealants 18 - 19<br />

Paints & Ancillaries 20 - 21<br />

Flooring Solutions 22 - 25<br />

Tile Backer Board 26 - 27<br />

Backer Board Steamrooms 28 - 29<br />

Wet Rooms 30 - 41<br />

Undertile Heating 42 - 44<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto sand: cement screed/concrete<br />

75<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto a cracked floor or green screed<br />

76<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto timber floors using a timber<br />

reinforcing sheet 77<br />

Large format tiles over in-situ underfloor<br />

heated floors 78<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> to sand: cement screed with in-situ<br />

underfloor heating 79<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto timber floors with undertile<br />

heating 80<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto sand: cement screed with<br />

undertile heating 81<br />

Fixing natural stone to sand cement screed<br />

or concrete with undertile heating 82<br />

Fixing glass tiles to sand: cement screed or<br />

concrete with undertile heating 83<br />

Tile surface contaminated sand:<br />

cement screed/concrete or temporary<br />

installations 84<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto calcium sulphate/anhydrite<br />

screeds in light commercial traffic areas 85<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto existing tiles 86<br />

Fixing thin tiles to walls and floors 87<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto plaster and plasterboard<br />

(dry areas) 88<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> to raised access flooring 89<br />

Installation of tile backer board to stud<br />

partition walls 90<br />

Installation of tile backer board to solid<br />

walls 91<br />

Terra Level System 45 - 47<br />

Professional Tools 48 - 55<br />

DIY Tools 56 - 57<br />

Moisture Control 58 - 61<br />

Product Selector Guide Intro 62 - 63<br />

Ready Mixed Adhesives 64 - 65<br />

Powder Adhesives 66 - 69<br />

Grouts 70 - 71<br />

Flooring 72 - 73<br />

Fixing natural stone/slate onto sand:<br />

cement screed/concrete 92<br />

Fixing large format tiles onto sand: cement<br />

screed/concrete 93<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> in food preparation areas where<br />

chemical resistance is required 94<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> in swimming pools and fountains 95<br />

Fixing large format tiles to plaster<br />

and plasterboard (dry areas) 96<br />

Fixing mesh backed mosaics onto various<br />

substrates 97<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> using sound reduction system onto<br />

floor type 1 (concrete base) as per Building<br />

Regulations 2010 Document E 98<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto hard vinyl floor tiles 99<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto fibreglass/g.r.p. (glass reinforced<br />

polyester) internal areas 100<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto flooring grade Asphalt 101<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto oil based gloss painted<br />

surfaces 102<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto steel substrates 103<br />

Wet room waterproof tanking for solid walls<br />

and floors 104 - 105<br />

Wet room waterproof tanking<br />

for stud walls and timber floors 106- 107<br />

Creating a wet zone shower area without<br />

breaching floor 108 - 109<br />

Levelling prior to ceramic tiling 110<br />

Fast track floor refurbishment for floor<br />

coverings 111<br />

Reference documents 112 - 116


About us<br />

Our history & heritage<br />

leading the way ahead...<br />

As <strong>Nicobond</strong> celebrate 60 years of innovation in tiling and flooring, we remember<br />

our foundations and how we developed into the company we are today.<br />

Founded in 1875, the Nicholls & Clarke Group have grown from strength to strength<br />

with over 140 years of experience and expertise in the manufacture and distribution<br />

of high quality building products. The journey saw huge developments into new<br />

areas of trade through diversifying and ongoing product development to meet the<br />

needs of different markets.<br />

Cement consisted of installations using either black<br />

solvent based adhesive or sand and cement mortar,<br />

which required highly skilled operators with only<br />

cement rendered surfaces used as a suitable base.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Cement was pure white, easy to use<br />

and easy to clean off with water. Furthermore, it<br />

became apparent that tiling could be carried out<br />

directly to plaster, cement, and painted surfaces and<br />

even onto old tiles. This has radically changed the tile<br />

industry, as manufacturers we were able to reduce the<br />

thickness of tiles to produce modern tiles that we still<br />

see today. Pre-soaking of tiles before fixing also<br />

became a thing of the past.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> became a success in a short space of time.<br />

Sales were being made throughout the UK, Europe<br />

and Worldwide. <strong>Nicobond</strong> were producing tile<br />

adhesive for other leading manufacturers still<br />

operating even today.<br />

In the earliest days, it was the experimentation of raw<br />

materials for paint that formed an important part of the<br />

evolution of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Products.<br />

The sensational discovery of emulsion paint was made<br />

through experimenting with Polyvinyl Acetate<br />

Emulsion, a raw material that was new to the paint<br />

trade by Mr A.E.G. Brown at our former Nicholls &<br />

Clarke Bow factory. The success of Nicoloid Emulsion<br />

Paint was staggering and changed the face of interior<br />

decorating for both the public and trade.<br />

apparent that an exciting new<br />

product had been invented as<br />

attempts to remove the tile<br />

proved difficult. It had superb<br />

adhesion in excess of 300lbs<br />

p.s.i. compared to about 5lbs<br />

p.s.i for sand and cement.<br />

Samples were sent to tile<br />

manufacturers which resulted in exciting reports and<br />

feedback, that led to the development of the first ready<br />

mixed tile adhesive paste.<br />

In an attempt to diversify and make use of the new<br />

polymer emulsion, Dr Eric Leigh, a former Chemist at<br />

our Bow Factory experimented with various paste<br />

formulations. In a moment of inspiration, one of these<br />

was used to fix a tile to a wall. It very quickly became<br />

The success was unprecedented and was to be a<br />

breakthrough in tile fixing, not only in the UK but<br />

internationally. The product was to be called <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tile Cement, today known as <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive.<br />

Tile fixing prior to the introduction of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile<br />

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About us<br />

As time went on, it became evident that a separate<br />

organisation was needed to cope with the sales,<br />

marketing and specialist production of this new<br />

product. The new company, <strong>Nicobond</strong> (Products) was<br />

formed to look after the manufacturing, with<br />

distribution outlets opened in Cardiff in 1966,<br />

Stoke-on-Trent in 1968 and Glasgow in 1981 trading<br />

as <strong>Nicobond</strong> Western, <strong>Nicobond</strong> Midlands and<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Scotland. Niclar exports was set up in 1972<br />

to cater to the rapidly growing sales internationally.<br />

Over the many years from the early period until present<br />

day, Nicholls & Clarke stay true to a philosophy<br />

engrained in the heart of the company to drive forward<br />

and adapt to changing trends in the market in order to<br />

stay relevant. This is achieved by understanding<br />

customers requirements and solving common<br />

problems.<br />

In 2008, N&C introduced a revolutionary solution for<br />

Building Materials - November, 1958<br />

fixing tiles and natural stone to timber floors, <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Plastic Ply. The 2mm thick, self adhesive reinforcing<br />

sheet helped to prevent problems of damage to tiles<br />

and tile joints by avoiding the effects of timber<br />

shrinkage, warping and rotting. Plastic Ply eliminates<br />

the need to install thick sheets of marine grade<br />

plywood (min 15mm) or similar over-boarding<br />

products in order to achieve an attractive and sound<br />

tiled floor finish. Easy to use, install and store<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply was a huge success from the<br />

outset. It has been stated that tilers that have<br />

transferred over to using <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply have not<br />

reverted back to traditional methods. With year on year<br />

growth, the success of the product has been<br />

phenomenal, exceeding expectations.<br />

In 2011, after identifying that the use of anhydrite/<br />

calcium sulphate screeds was increasingly being<br />

used in modern day construction, <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

formulated <strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix, a new, innovative, rapid<br />

setting, white, gypsum based tile adhesive specially<br />

designed for fixing ceramic, porcelain and natural<br />

stone tiles directly onto Anhydrite/ Calcium Sulphate<br />

substrates.<br />

This high strength adhesive, unlike any other in the<br />

marketplace, achieves high levels of bond strength on<br />

a par with traditional C2 category cement based<br />

adhesives. Priming is not required as there is no risk<br />

of Ettringite with this product. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix is<br />

highly successful and presents the specifier with a<br />

viable and practical alternative to cement based<br />

adhesive systems.<br />

As well as providing quality solutions with the trade in<br />

mind, <strong>Nicobond</strong> produce innovative solutions to<br />

overcome consumer problems.<br />

In 2012, <strong>Nicobond</strong> introduced Starlike, a new genre of<br />

extreme performance grout that had been developed<br />

to allow long term UV resistance and a lifetime<br />

performance guarantee. This new innovation was<br />

created using patented technology to achieve high<br />

stain, mould and acid resistance. Under adverse<br />

conditions of high humidity and wetting, such as<br />

kitchens, bathrooms and even swimming pools grout<br />

lines remain as fresh as when first applied. <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike has been rigorously tried and tested against<br />

other leading brands and has demonstrated that<br />

absolute white grout line can be achieved whilst other<br />

brands discolour over time.<br />

2015 saw the introduction of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro<br />

range of smoothing compounds which offers the<br />

specifier and contractor a series of OPC (Ordinary<br />

Portland Cement) free products with unique super fast<br />

drying capabilities. Market leading flow<br />

characteristics, fibre technology and the use of raw<br />

materials that improve performance whilst having a<br />

lesser impact on our environment are just a few of the<br />

benefits offered.<br />

In 2018, we launched the first single part S2 fibre<br />

reinforced formulation with high flexibility which can be<br />

bonded to various surfaces including green screeds.<br />

Nicholls & Clarke’s philosophy remains intact as new<br />

and innovative solutions are defined to overcome<br />

problems in day to day and specialist tiling<br />

installations by utilising over 100 years of combined<br />

technical expertise.<br />

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About us<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quality Assurance<br />

All <strong>Nicobond</strong> adhesives and grouts have been tried and tested for quality assurance and meet the relevant EN Standards Classification to give you the ultimate confidence<br />

in our products. Our products are manufactured to such high and exacting standards enabling us to offer a life time warranty on all our adhesives, grouting<br />

compounds and screeds.<br />

Guide to Adhesives and Grouts For Tiles<br />

European Standards EN 12004 – 1, EN 12004 - 2, EN 13888<br />

EN12004<br />

General classification for cement based adhesives categorised as<br />

Type C.<br />

Ready mixed or paste adhesives categorised as Dispersion<br />

adhesives Type D.<br />

Epoxy resin adhesives categorised as Reaction Resin<br />

Adhesives Type R.<br />

Category Product Characteristics<br />

C1 Normal cementitious adhesive<br />

C1 F Fast-setting cementitious adhesive<br />

C1 T Normal cementitious adhesive with reduced slip<br />

C1 FT Fast-setting cementitious adhesive with reduced slip<br />

C2 Improved cementitious adhesive with additional characteristics<br />

C2 E Cementitious adhesive with extended open time<br />

C2 F Improved fast-setting cementitious adhesive with additional<br />

characteristics<br />

C2 T Improved cementitious adhesive with additional characteristics and<br />

reduced slip<br />

C2 TE Improved cementitious adhesive with additional characteristics,<br />

reduced slip and extended open time<br />

C2 FT Improved fast-setting cementitious adhesive with additional<br />

characteristics and reduced slip<br />

D1 Normal dispersion adhesive<br />

D1 T Normal dispersion adhesive with reduced slip<br />

D2 Improved dispersion adhesive with additional characteristics<br />

D2 T Improved dispersion adhesive with additional characteristics<br />

and reduced slip<br />

D2 TE Improved dispersion adhesive with additional characteristics, reduced<br />

slip and extended open time<br />

R1 Normal reaction resin adhesive<br />

R1 T Normal reaction resin adhesive with reduced slip<br />

R2 Improved reaction resin adhesive with additional characteristics<br />

R2 T Improved reaction resin adhesive with additional characteristics and<br />

reduced slip<br />

S1<br />

S2<br />

Deformable adhesive<br />

Highly deformable adhesive<br />

EN13888 General classification for cement based grouts Type C class G.<br />

Reaction Resin Grouts Type R class G.<br />

Category<br />

CG1<br />

CG2<br />

RG<br />

Product Characteristics<br />

Normal cementitious grout<br />

Improved cementitious grout with additional characteristics<br />

Reaction resin grout<br />

CE Marking of Tile Adhesives<br />

The CE mark is a fitness for purpose mark linked to the essential requirements<br />

listed within the above standard and in essence is a ‘passport’ which allows our<br />

tile adhesive products to be placed on the market in any EU member state.<br />

With effect from July 2013 CE marking became mandatory for tile adhesives in<br />

the UK. In order to be CE marked, tile adhesives must comply with the essential<br />

requirements of the relevant Harmonised EN Standards set out under the<br />

Construction Products Regulation (CPR). The relevant performance targets and<br />

test requirements for CE marking are contained in the European Standard: Annex<br />

Z of EN 12004.<br />

Guide to Screed Material and Floor Screeds<br />

European Standard EN 13813<br />

EN13813 Classification for Screed material and floor screeds<br />

Screed Material - Properties and requirements.<br />

Category Product Characteristics<br />

CT Cementitious Screeds to EN 13892-2: 2002<br />

C Compressive Strength in N/mm 2<br />

F Flexural Strength in N/mm 2<br />

Installation notes<br />

For full technical information visit www.nichollsandclarke.com and ensure that the<br />

relevant data sheets have been read prior to undertaking the installation.<br />

Drilling glass tiles<br />

To drill holes in glass tile you must use a motorised (electric} hand drill - use <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Diamond edged Electroplated Hole saws. Drilling must be performed with the<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Water cooling system. If cooling is insufficient, the edges will crack or split<br />

at a later date. The larger the diameter of the hole, the lower the rpm speed setting<br />

(e.g. 1800-2000 rpm for 0 10mm (0,4"), 800-1000 rpm for 0 25 mm(1"). Pre-drilling<br />

from the reverse (rear) side of the tile (approximately half way through) will prevent the<br />

splintering of the hole edge. Grind down properly all drilled edges. Do not apply<br />

excessive pressure while drilling - allow the diamond core drill to drill the hole! When<br />

drilling installed tiles it is possible to drill holes with a diameter of 6-25mm<br />

(0,24"-1 "}. The diameter of the hole drilled into a tile should be 2 mm (0,08") larger<br />

than diameter of the pipe or fitting.<br />

Grinding and bevelling tile edges<br />

After cutting and drilling tiles you must mechanically grind, smooth and bevel all<br />

cut edges (e.g. by electric hand drill with grinding wheel). Commence with 60-<br />

grade silicone carbide sandpaper and for a smoother finish use 100-grade<br />

silicone carbide paper. Keeping the cut edge of the tile wet while sanding will<br />

provide the best results. If using an electric drill the recommended grinding speed<br />

is 2000-3000 rpm. Grinding should continue until a factory type finish is achieved.<br />

This results in reducing the visibility of grouting materials and also minimises the<br />

risk of the tile cracking.<br />

Metallic decoration<br />

A number of decorated tiles now have silver metallic or 18 carat gold fired onto<br />

the glaze, and being a soft precious metal will not withstand abrasion, therefore<br />

special care should be taken when grouting and cleaning these tiles.<br />

Natural stone<br />

Certain Natural Stones may be extremely porous; therefore the potential for<br />

efflorescence and general staining may be increased. This is a characteristic of<br />

these particular Natural Stones and therefore is not caused by the <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

adhesive and grout systems used. We recommend where pale coloured Natural<br />

Stones are used that a white adhesive is specified as well as being fixed using<br />

the solid bed fixing method. All Natural Stones should be sealed using the<br />

appropriate sealer(s) prior to grouting, following the manufacturers instructions.<br />

We endeavour to ensure that any advice. recommendation or information given<br />

in this booklet is accurate and correct. However, we have no control over the<br />

circumstances in which our products or systems are used.<br />

It is important that end users satisfy themselves that due deference is given to<br />

specifications and guidance as detailed in British Standards BS 5385 Parts 1-5.<br />

The code of practice for fixing wall and ftoor tiles. An assessment must be made<br />

for the need for and location of movement joints & insert in accordance with the<br />

appropriate part of BS 5385. Additional information relating to tile fixing to timber<br />

substrates can be found in The Tile Association '<strong>Tiling</strong> to Timber Sheets and<br />

Board, Timber Substrates and Alternative Products."<br />

No responsibility can be accepted or any warranty given by ourselves, agents or<br />

distributors, other than that the products supplied by us will meet our written<br />

specifications. The end user should at all times ensure that he has consulted our<br />

latest product and safety information sheets. Setting times for adhesives and<br />

grouts are given as accurately as possible based on a temperature of 20 0 C and<br />

50% relative humidity. Extremes of temperature and humidity will influence the<br />

figures stated. Setting times may be extended if Porcelain bodied tiles are used<br />

owing to their impervious nature, the use of additives in adhesives and grouts can<br />

also produce a similar effect.<br />

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About us<br />

Our Commercial Partners<br />

We have worked in partnership with an extensive list of customers throughout<br />

the UK and worldwide on some of the most demanding projects imaginable.<br />

Our first projects were completed over 60 years ago, yet our products<br />

continue to perform today and will continue to do so for the life of the building<br />

or project. This pedigree has created ultimate confidence in the N&C<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> products.<br />

Today we have N&C products specified by many recognised UK and<br />

international brands and are also working with many of the UK’s premier<br />

contractors, who in turn work in partnership with these brands.<br />

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About us<br />

A business dedicated to a sustainable future<br />

The environment matters. N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> are committed to a continuous programme of improvement in this important<br />

area of business. We have an environmental committee which meets regularly to access our<br />

performance and levels of progress. We train all our people to be environmentally aware in the workplace as we<br />

can all make a difference on a daily basis.<br />

Together, we will promote the best use of environmental<br />

practice and more particularly Nicholls & Clarke will:-<br />

• Continuously improve environmental performance<br />

• Reduce consumption of resources<br />

• Measure and take action to reduce the carbon footprint of<br />

business activities<br />

• Ensure environmental criteria are taken into account in the<br />

procurement of goods and services<br />

• Encourage staff involvement in environmental issues<br />

• Expect similar environmental standards from all business<br />

partners<br />

• Meet or exceed all environmental legislation that relates to the<br />

business<br />

As manufacturers and distributors, Nicholls & Clarke has made<br />

a corporate commitment to improving its environmental<br />

performance through an Environmental Policy. This will provide<br />

the framework for all our work, whether it is in relation to energy<br />

efficiency, sustainable waste management or sustainable<br />

transport. A committee (Environmental Committee) will implement<br />

this policy by developing programmes of work that constitute an<br />

Environmental Management System.<br />

The Environmental Committee will monitor the effectiveness of its<br />

policies and actions.<br />

To meet these commitments Nicholls &<br />

Clarke will:-<br />

• Set and monitor strategic objectives and targets for managing<br />

environmental performance<br />

• Communicate internally and externally this commitment and<br />

environmental performance<br />

• Work together with staff and business partners to promote<br />

improved environmental performance<br />

• Review the environmental policy regularly<br />

International Standards – Achieving ISO14001<br />

With the growing demand for products to be sourced from more eco-friendly production, a high volume of carbon dioxide<br />

emissions have been considerably reduced, as a result of the new procedures in place to effectively tackle climate change<br />

and the negative effects on the environment, continually advocating the prudent use of natural resources. These processes<br />

have lead to the accreditation of ISO 14001, the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS). This<br />

achievement ensures that our customers are benefiting by proving the products are sourced from an ISO 14001 company.<br />

“Through controlling our CO2 emissions, our customers benefit by sourcing their products from a responsible manufacturer. We have recognised<br />

the importance of the environment on future generations and proactively work towards reducing the environmental impact within our<br />

manufacturing processes.<br />

Stephen Forbes, Deputy Chairman, Nicholls & Clarke.<br />

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About us<br />

Carbon Footprint<br />

Our manufacturing processes, buildings, delivery and travel policies are<br />

monitored continuously which has already reduced our carbon<br />

emissions.<br />

Product Development<br />

Our Chemists consider the impact a new product will have on the<br />

environment. We work hard to develop low impact formulations<br />

that still give the specifier, professional tiling or screeding<br />

contractor the performance and handling characteristics they require.<br />

Raw Materials<br />

The vast majority of our raw materials are sourced locally to our<br />

factory in Stoke-on-Trent. We evaluate each raw material<br />

supplier’s credentials and ensure that we select low carbon<br />

partners.<br />

Low Carbon Manufacturing<br />

We continue to invest in the latest low carbon manufacturing<br />

equipment. We make use of grey water technology, solar panels<br />

& low energy lighting systems. All our products have low VOC’s.<br />

Energy Saving<br />

Our aim is to keep our energy consumption to a minimum and<br />

to use the greenest sources wherever possible.<br />

Packaging<br />

Wherever possible we make use of packaging with a recycled<br />

content. Certain products like ‘Ecoflex’ use unbleached<br />

naturally coloured packaging.<br />

Logistics<br />

We own and operate a private fleet of low carbon commercial<br />

vehicles. Our transport managers hold a ‘Certificate of Professional<br />

Competence’ and ensure that we use our fleet efficiently using<br />

efficient routing and maximising vehicle capacity.<br />

Social Responsibility<br />

We believe that a sustainable and responsible business will<br />

ultimately become a more successful one. We respect the local<br />

communities we operate in and work closely with them ensuring<br />

we minimise our impact on them. We support a national charity<br />

that works in the local communities to our branches providing<br />

disadvantaged children with vital equipment.<br />

Recycling<br />

Pallets are repaired and reused internally to reduce our<br />

consumption of wood. Pallets beyond repair are sent to be<br />

recycled rather than being land filled. We also recycle plastic,<br />

paper and cardboard.<br />

Waste Reduction<br />

The latest manufacturing techniques and the use of grey<br />

water technologies have reduced the amount of waste our<br />

manufacturing facilities create.<br />

Carbon Offsetting<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> supports a carbon offsetting program designed<br />

to benefit the environment through delivering reliable emission<br />

reductions through products such as Ecoflex adhesive.<br />

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Wall Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterproof Tile Adhesive<br />

Flexible ready mixed adhesive for wall tiles in bathrooms and showers<br />

Colour: White<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 3mm<br />

Coverage: 0.8kg/m 2<br />

Adjustment Time: 15 mins<br />

Grouting: 4 - 6 hrs<br />

D2 TE<br />

A commercial and domestic waterproof acrylic emulsion based ready mixed<br />

thin-bed adhesive. For fixing ceramic tiles and mosaics to all internal walls<br />

that are subjected to constant splashing or running water e.g. kitchens,<br />

bathrooms and domestic/power showers. Able to accommodate slight<br />

background movement. Easy to apply with excellent slip resistance and high<br />

bond strength.<br />

Priming may be required.<br />

Open Time: 30 mins<br />

Available in: 15kg, 3.75kg<br />

Walls Interior Non-Slip Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Aquagrip<br />

Flexible high grab ready mixed adhesive for wall tiles in bathrooms and showers<br />

D2 TE<br />

Colour: Off White<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 3mm<br />

Coverage: 0.8kg/m 2<br />

Adjustment Time: 20 mins<br />

A ready mixed acrylic based waterproof, tile adhesive. Excellent non-slip<br />

properties which eliminates the need for battens in most situations. For fixing<br />

ceramic tiles and mosaics to all internal walls that are subjected to constant<br />

splashing or running water e.g. kitchens, bathrooms and domestic/power<br />

showers, also suitable for communal showers.<br />

Priming may be required.<br />

Grouting: 4 - 6 hrs<br />

Open Time: 30 mins<br />

Available in: 15kg<br />

Walls Interior Non-Slip Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive<br />

Ready mixed adhesive for fixing wall tiles<br />

Colour: Off White<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 3mm<br />

Coverage: 0.8kg/m 2<br />

Adjustment Time: 15 mins<br />

D1 TE<br />

The original ready mixed thin-bed adhesive, for fixing small ceramic tiles and<br />

mosaics to all internal walls in dry or intermittently wet locations, e.g.<br />

kitchens, bathrooms and domestic showers. Able to accommodate slight<br />

background movement. Easy to apply with excellent slip resistance and high<br />

bond strength. Superb handling characteristics and reliability.<br />

Priming may be required.<br />

Grouting: 6 - 12 hrs<br />

Open Time: 20 mins<br />

Available in: 15kg<br />

Walls Interior Non - Slip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ultragrip<br />

High grab ready mixed ceramic wall tile adhesive<br />

Colour: Off White<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 3mm<br />

Coverage: 0.8kg/m 2<br />

D1 TE<br />

A commercial and domestic acrylic emulsion based ready mixed thin-bed<br />

adhesive. Suitable for fixing ceramic wall tiles and mosaics to most firmly<br />

fixed, rigid, dry interior walls. Easy to apply with high grab for larger tiles.<br />

Priming may be required.<br />

Adjustment Time: 15 mins<br />

Grouting: 6 - 12 hrs<br />

Open Time: 30 mins<br />

Available in: 15kg<br />

Walls Interior Non-Slip<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex Fibre S2 Adhesive<br />

Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

C2F S2<br />

A versatile rapid setting highly polymer modified and fibre reinforced adhesive for bonding porcelain, ceramic tiles and natural stones under difficult<br />

conditions including green screeds<br />

Colour: White & Grey<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex Fibre is a single part highly flexible, fast setting white or<br />

grey cement based tile adhesive. With added fibres and high levels of<br />

polymer <strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex Fibre easily achieves the EN classification of<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

S2. This unique formulation enables fixing of ceramic, fully vitrified, porcelain<br />

tiles, mosaics and natural stones to surfaces subject to vibration as well as<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

conventional substrates.<br />

Being highly flexible <strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex Fibre can also be used for the direct<br />

Adjust Time: 10 -15 mins bonding of tiles to green screeds, solid timber and existing ceramic tile floors.<br />

Grouting: Approx 3 hrs<br />

Pot Life: 30 - 45 mins<br />

Open Time: 10 - 15 mins<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Set Time: Approx 3 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex S1 Adhesive<br />

A fast setting, high performance, single part flexible and waterproof tile adhesive, bonds all types of tiles to a wide variety of substrates<br />

C2FT S1<br />

Colour: White, Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20 mins<br />

A single part, rapid setting, waterproof, thin or thick-bed flexible adhesive<br />

with excellent initial grab and non-slip properties. For fixing ceramic wall or<br />

floor tiles, porcelain, mosaic and natural stones in interior or exterior<br />

situations where a resilient bond is required. Ideal for substrates subject to<br />

slight vibration or movement. Bonds to most substrates, including sand/<br />

cement surfaces, plywood, flooring grade asphalt, hard vinyl tiles and tile<br />

backer boards.<br />

Recommended adhesive for tiling to <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply.<br />

Grouting: 1 - 4 hrs<br />

Pot Life: 30 - 45 mins<br />

Open Time: 10 - 15 mins<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Available in: 20, 10 kg<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

3 Hour Set Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format Flex S1 Adhesive<br />

A fast setting flexible and pourable adhesive designed to be of fluid consistency to aid bedding of larger format tiles<br />

C2F S1<br />

Colour: White & Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 30mm<br />

Coverage: 1½ - 4kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 20 mins<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format Flex is a single part, fast setting, water resistant,<br />

polymer modified, pourable flow bed adhesive specifically designed for easier<br />

installation of large format ceramic, porcelain, and natural stones in interior<br />

or exterior situations. The fluid consistency of this S1 classification adhesive<br />

aids bedding of large format tiles without the need for back buttering and<br />

provides a strong resilient bond.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format Flex will bond to most substrates and is<br />

recommended for tiling to Plastic Ply.<br />

Grouting: 3 - 4 hrs<br />

Pot Life: Approx 45 mins<br />

Open Time: 20 mins<br />

Set Time: Approx 3 - 4 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

3 Hour Set Water<br />

Resistant<br />

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Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Fibre S1 Adhesive<br />

C2TE S1<br />

A standard setting highly polymer modified and fibre reinforced adhesive with extended open time for bonding porcelain, ceramic, glass tiles and<br />

natural stone.<br />

Colour: White & Grey<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Fibre Adhesive is a highly flexible standard setting, S1<br />

classification, fibre reinforced wall and floor tile adhesive. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible<br />

Fibre Adhesive offers an extended open time and has excellent grab and slip<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

resistance. It can be used for fixing ceramic and glass wall and floor tiles,<br />

porcelain, mosaic and natural stones. May be used in areas where slight<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

vibration occurs.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Fibre Adhesive will bond to most substrates and is<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20 mins recommended for tiling to Plastic Ply.<br />

Grouting: 12 - 18 hrs<br />

Pot Life: Approx 5 hrs<br />

Open Time: 10 - 20 mins<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Set Time: Approx 12 - 24 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

12 - 18<br />

Hour Set<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1 Adhesive<br />

A fast setting high performance and flexible tile adhesive, ideal for bonding porcelain, fully vitrified, ceramic tiles and mosaics<br />

C2FT S1<br />

Colour: White & Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 10 -15 mins<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1 is a single part, fast setting and non slip, polymer<br />

modified, cement based S1 category tile adhesive, formulated to provide<br />

enhanced properties of adhesion to a variety of surfaces in interior and<br />

exterior situations. May be used in areas where slight vibration occurs<br />

Highly flexible, <strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1 is ideal for fixing ceramic, fully vitrified,<br />

porcelain tiles, mosaics and natural stones. Can be used for bonding to<br />

plywood. Recommended adhesive for tiling to plastic ply.<br />

Grouting: Approx 3 hrs<br />

Pot Life: 30 - 45 mins<br />

Open Time: 10 -15 mins<br />

Set Time: Approx 3 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-slip Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1 Adhesive<br />

A standard setting high performance and flexible tile adhesive, ideal for bonding porcelain, fully vitrified, ceramic tiles and mosaics<br />

C2TE S1<br />

Colour: White & Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20mins<br />

Grouting: 18 - 24 hrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1is a single part, standard setting, polymer<br />

enhanced, cement based S1 category tile adhesive with extended open time.<br />

Providing superb adhesion, <strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1 will bond<br />

ceramic, fully vitrified, porcelain tiles, glass mosaics and natural stones to a<br />

variety of surfaces. Suitable for interior and exterior use. May be used in<br />

areas where slight vibration occurs.<br />

Can be used for bonding to plywood.<br />

Recommended adhesive for tiling to plastic ply.<br />

Pot Life: Approx 5 hrs<br />

Open Time: Approx 30 mins<br />

Set Time: Approx 18 - 24 hrs<br />

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Heating<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

18 - 24<br />

Hour Set<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1 Adhesive<br />

Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

C2FT S1<br />

A fast setting, high performance, single part flexible and waterproof tile adhesive. Newly re-formulated using recycled material giving additional<br />

environmental benefits.<br />

Colour: Natural Grey<br />

A premium multipurpose rapid setting and highly flexible wall and floor tile<br />

adhesive. It has excellent initial grab and non - slip properties. Extremely<br />

versatile, Ecoflex Carbon Neutral Adhesive is compatible with ceramic tiles,<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

porcelain, mosaic and natural stones and adheres to most commonly tiled<br />

substrates.<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

It is ideal for use where any movement or vibration is anticipated.<br />

Recommended adhesive for tiling to <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply.<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20 mins<br />

Grouting: 1 - 4 hrs<br />

Pot Life: 30 - 45 mins<br />

Open Time: 10 - 15 mins<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Set Time: Approx 3 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

3 Hour Set Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Recycle<br />

Materials<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix Adhesive<br />

A gypsum based tile adhesive for direct bonding to Calcium Sulphate/Anhydrite screeds<br />

Colour: White<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

Coverage: 4 - 4½kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 15 mins<br />

Grouting: 18 - 24 hours<br />

Pot Life: 30 - 45 mins<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix is a rapid setting, white, gypsum based tile adhesive<br />

specially designed for fixing ceramic, porcelain and natural stone tiles directly<br />

to Anhydrite/Calcium Sulphate floors. It is designed for use in interior, dry<br />

situations and should not be subjected to immersion in water.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix is a high strength adhesive which achieves levels of bond<br />

strength on a par with traditional C2 category cement based adhesives. The<br />

product performs exceptionally well with undertile heating and other forms<br />

of UFH (under floor heating).<br />

Care must be taken to ensure the surface has been prepared correctly and<br />

moisture content readings taken.<br />

Open Time: 20 mins<br />

Set Time: Approx 4 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

Floors Interior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

4 Hour Set<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapid Tile & Stone Adhesive<br />

Fast setting and semi pourable natural stone and tile adhesive<br />

C2F<br />

Colour: White & Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 20mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20 mins<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapid Tile & Stone is a single part, semi pourable cement based<br />

and rapid setting adhesive for fixing marble, limestone, granite, slate and<br />

natural stone tiles in interior or exterior situations to solid concrete or screed<br />

floors where a resilient bond is required.<br />

When mixed with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002 it can also be used for<br />

bonding to plywood, glazed surfaces, flooring grade asphalt and hard vinyl<br />

tiles.<br />

Grouting: Approx 3 hrs<br />

Pot Life: Approx 30 mins<br />

Open Time: 10 mins<br />

Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

2 - 3 Hour<br />

Set<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Set Time: Approx 2 - 3 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

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Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone Adhesive<br />

A standard setting high build adhesive for bonding dense, low moisture absorbing natural stone as well as porcelain and ceramic tiles<br />

C2TE<br />

Colour: White & Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 15mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 20 mins<br />

Grouting: 12 - 24 hrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone Adhesive is a single part, cement based<br />

waterproof, standard setting adhesive with extended open time. This<br />

product is a high build adhesive with the consistency of traditional mortar<br />

and can be used for bonding all types of ceramic wall and floor tiles, mosaic,<br />

slip bricks as well as marble, granite and other natural stones. <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Xtra Tile & Stone Adhesive is suitable for tiling to sand/cement rendering,<br />

brick, blockwork, screeds and concrete. When mixed with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Enhancer 2002 it can also be used for bonding to plywood, glazed surfaces,<br />

flooring grade asphalt and hard vinyl tiles.<br />

Pot Life: 5 hrs<br />

Open Time: 20 - 30 mins<br />

Set Time: Approx 12 - 18 hrs<br />

Wall Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Packaging: 20kg<br />

12 - 24<br />

Hour Set<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex Adhesive<br />

A quick setting, thin or thick bed flexible tile adhesive<br />

C2FT<br />

Colour: White, Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 12mm<br />

Coverage: 1½ - 4kg/m²<br />

A single part, quick setting, waterproof, thin or thick-bed flexible adhesive<br />

for fixing ceramic wall or floor tiles, porcelain, mosaic and natural stones in<br />

interior or exterior situations where a resilient bond is required.<br />

When mixed with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002 can be used for bonding<br />

to: plywood, glazed surfaces, flooring grade asphalt and hard vinyl tiles.<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20 mins<br />

Grouting: 2 - 4 hrs<br />

Pot Life: 30 - 45 mins<br />

Open Time: 10 - 15 mins<br />

Available in: 20 kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

3 Hour Set Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex Adhesive<br />

A standard setting polymer modified flexible tile adhesive<br />

C2 TE<br />

Colour: White, Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 10mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 2¼kg/m²<br />

A single part, non-slip, polymer enhanced, standard setting, waterproof,<br />

flexible adhesive for fixing ceramic wall and floor tiles, porcelain, mosaic and<br />

natural stones in interior or exterior situations where a resilient bond is<br />

required.<br />

Exceeds requirements of BS EN 12004<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20 mins<br />

Grouting: 18 - 24 hrs<br />

Pot Life: 5 hours<br />

Open Time: 10 - 20 mins<br />

Available in: 20 kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

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Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix Adhesive<br />

A quick setting, thin or thick bed flexible tile adhesive<br />

C1 FT<br />

Colour: Grey<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 10mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 4kg/m²<br />

Adjust Time: 15 - 20 mins<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix is a fast setting thin or thick bed tile adhesive, suitable<br />

for fixing ceramic wall, floor, terracotta and quarry tiles to sand/cement<br />

rendering, brick, blockwork, screed and concrete. Suitable for interior or<br />

exterior situations.<br />

When mixed with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002 it can also be used for<br />

bonding to plywood, glazed surfaces, flooring grade asphalt and hard vinyl<br />

tiles.<br />

Grouting: 3 - 4 hrs<br />

Pot Life: Approx 45 mins<br />

Open Time: 10 - 15 mins<br />

Set Time: Approx 3 hrs<br />

Packaging: 20 kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Water<br />

Resistant<br />

3 Hour Set<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Nico-lastic Tile Adhesive<br />

A highly versatile, non slip, high strength and highly flexible, reaction resin tile adhesive.<br />

R2T<br />

Colour: Component<br />

A: White<br />

B: Beige<br />

Max Bed Thickness: 5mm<br />

Coverage: 2 - 5kg/m²<br />

Grouting: 24 hrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Nico-lastic is a two component epoxy polyurethane adhesive<br />

which is genuinely multi-purpose. It is capable of bonding ceramic and<br />

porcelain tiles, natural stone, moisture sensitive resin agglomerate stones<br />

and resin/mesh backed thin tiles to a variety of substrates including stainless<br />

steel, fibreglass and PVC as well as conventional tileable backgrounds.<br />

An ideal adhesive for bonding tiles and mosaics to kitchen worktops, fixing<br />

tiles on metal surfaces in prefabricated bathrooms or pods and for bonding<br />

unstable natural stones which are moisture sensitive or susceptible to<br />

staining.<br />

Pot Life: Approx 1 hr at 23⁰<br />

Open Time: Approx 50 mins<br />

Set Time: Approx 24hrs at 23⁰<br />

Packaging: 5 kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Flexible<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Chemical<br />

Resistant<br />

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Grouts and Sealants<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Grout Plus<br />

A superior highly flexible grout with anti efflorescence, anti mould and unique Aquablok technology. Suitable for joint widths 2 – 20mm.<br />

CG2<br />

Joint Width: 2 - 20mm<br />

Coverage: See page 115<br />

Pot Life: 45 - 60 mins<br />

Setting Time: Approx 3hrs<br />

Ready for Use: 8 – 12hrs<br />

A superior, single part, fast setting, highly polymer modified, cement based<br />

grout. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Grout Plus is free from efflorescence has<br />

excellent anti mould properties. Incorporating AquaBlok Technology,<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Grout Plus is both water resistant and water repellent.<br />

Suitable for use with ceramic, porcelain, glass and natural stone tiles.<br />

Designed for situations where slight background movement or vibration is<br />

likely. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Grout Plus is available in a range of contemporary<br />

colours designed to co-ordinate with our silicone sealants.<br />

Available in: 10, 2.5 kg<br />

Black<br />

Silver Grey<br />

Cream<br />

Slate Grey<br />

White<br />

Limestone<br />

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Resistant<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Mid Grey<br />

Jasmine<br />

Light Coffee<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Hygienic<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout<br />

A water resistant grouting compound for ceramic wall and floor tiles, mosaic and marble<br />

CG1<br />

Joint Width:<br />

White, Limestone, Ivory up to 4mm<br />

Grey, Charcoal, Biege up to 20mm<br />

Coverage: See page 115<br />

Pot Life: Approx 60 mins<br />

Setting Time: 18 - 24 hrs<br />

Available in two grades, a fine version for the lighter coloured narrow joints,<br />

typically used on walls and a coarser version in the darker shades more<br />

suited to floor applications.<br />

For grouting porcelain bodied tiles or grouting in demanding conditions such<br />

as a leisure pool it is recommended to use <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002.<br />

It is highly compressible and has good adhesion to the porous or glazed<br />

edges of tiles.<br />

Ready for Use: Approx 24hrs<br />

Available in: 20, 10, 5, 2.5, 1kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

White Limestone Ivory Beige Grey Charcoal<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Silicone Sealant<br />

A high quality silicone sealant for sealing around wash basins, bath surrounds and showers<br />

Coverage: 9lm in 6 x 6mm bead<br />

Full Cure Approx: 24 hrs<br />

Shore Hardness: (A scale) 25<br />

Movement: ± 25% of joint<br />

Skinning Time: 10 - 25mins<br />

Working Life: Approx 5 mins<br />

Available in: 310 ml<br />

A ready to use, high modulus, acetoxy cure silicone sealant complying with<br />

ISO 11600-F-25HM. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Silicone Sealant cures rapidly on exposure<br />

to atmospheric humidity to form a durable, flexible and long lasting weather<br />

tight seal. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Silicone Sealant has excellent adhesion to a range of<br />

construction materials including glass and glazed surfaces as well as some<br />

metals and plastics.<br />

Forms a perfect seal around baths, bathroom fittings, showers, toilets,<br />

sanitaryware, kitchen sinks and rimless sink bowls. It can also be used for<br />

sealing and draught proofing around badly fitting window and door frames.<br />

Not suitable for total submersion in water.<br />

Black Silver Grey White Clear Jasmine Limestone Light<br />

Coffee<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Grout<br />

Grouts and Sealants<br />

RG R2T<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike is an easy to use extreme performance grout that can also be used as a mortar. Unique patented epoxy based technology has<br />

created a grout with excellent long tem U.V resistance<br />

Joint Width: 1 - 15mm<br />

Max Adhesive bed: 10mm<br />

Coverage: See page 115<br />

Adhesive: at 3mm thick 3kg/m²<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Grout is waterproof, stain & mould resistant and is<br />

extremely easy to clean. It has superb acid resistant properties and is very<br />

easy to mix, apply & clean off. When fully cured,<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Extreme Performance Grout provides an attractive,<br />

durable and chemical resistant finish to the tiled surface.<br />

Pot Life: Approx 60 mins<br />

Setting Time: 6 - 8 hours<br />

Available in: 2.5kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Black<br />

Mid Grey<br />

White<br />

Cream<br />

Slate Grey<br />

Silver Grey<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Chemical<br />

Resistant<br />

Food<br />

Preparation<br />

Jasmine<br />

Limestone<br />

Light Coffee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Sparkle<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Sparkle, a range of glitter additives which when combined<br />

with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Extreme Performance Grout produce unique and<br />

attractive sparkle effects to the grout<br />

Black<br />

Starlike<br />

Sparkle Galaxy<br />

Starlike<br />

Sparkle Gold<br />

Starlike<br />

Sparkle Silver<br />

Slate Grey<br />

Colour: Galaxy, Silver and Gold<br />

Mid Grey<br />

Add to Starlike<br />

Silver Grey<br />

Glitter: Polyester/Metal/Epoxy<br />

White<br />

Available in: 75gm<br />

Jasmine<br />

Cream<br />

Limestone<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Light Coffee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Resin Cleaner<br />

A concentrated liquid detergent with an alkaline pH especially formulated<br />

for the cleaning and effective removal of residues or film of epoxy resin<br />

mortars from tiled surfaces.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Resin Remover Pro<br />

A high density alkaline liquid gel detergent designed to remove stubborn<br />

epoxy resin mortar streaks and stains from the surface of ceramic tiles and<br />

mosaics<br />

Colour: Clear<br />

Smell: Peach<br />

pH: 12 ± 0.5<br />

Coverage: 10 – 15m²/litre<br />

Available in: 1 Litre bottle<br />

Colour: White<br />

Smell: Characteristic<br />

pH: 12 ± 0.5<br />

Coverage: Approx 2-3m²/0.5 litre<br />

Available in: 500ml bottle<br />

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Paints<br />

Synergy<br />

We have collaborated with leaders in paint, Dulux, who have<br />

engaged in colour trend forecasting for over 15 years. Alongside<br />

our design and product team at N&C, we have together worked<br />

to produce a strong pallette of colours that perfectly<br />

complements the Synergy Series, yet adheres to future<br />

consumer and commercial tastes in the interiors world.<br />

Vinyl Matt - available in 1 litre, 2.5 litre and 5 litre<br />

High opacity emulsion in a great finish for everyday use. Suitable for all<br />

normal interior wall and ceiling surfaces.<br />

Diamond Matt - available in 5litre<br />

Diamond Matt offers unrivalled durability in a classic matt finish.<br />

Innovative stain repellent technology protects walls from scuffs and<br />

stains, keeping busy spaces looking god for longer.<br />

Diamond Eggshell - available in 5 litre<br />

Diamond Eggshell offers fantastic durability with stain repellent<br />

technology. Offering a mid sheen finish Diamond Eggshell is especially<br />

useful in spaces with high moisture such as kitchens and bathrooms<br />

Synergy A<br />

Heart Wood<br />

Synergy B<br />

Fallen Burr<br />

Synergy C<br />

Paper Chain<br />

Synergy D Roasted Bracken 4<br />

Synergy E Salisbury Stones 5<br />

Synergy F<br />

Synergy G Ice Storm 3<br />

Synergy H Night Jewels 5<br />

Synergy I Grey Steel 4<br />

Synergy J<br />

Synergy K Ice Storm 2<br />

Synergy L<br />

Synergy M Synergy N Synergy O<br />

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Ancillaries<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002<br />

A highly modified acrylic resin emulsion which improves the properties of <strong>Nicobond</strong> cementitious adhesives and grouts under demanding conditions<br />

Colour: White Liquid<br />

Mixing Ratio: See page 113<br />

Stir immediately before use<br />

Non-toxic<br />

Improve adhesion, flexibility, resilience and chemical resistance to our cement<br />

based adhesives and grouts by adding <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002 to the<br />

gauging liquid. This will aid bonding of large ceramic panels,<br />

impervious natural stone slabs and fully vitrified or porcelain tiles to a variety<br />

of substrates including some metals and decorative laminates.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002 also imparts flexibility to tiling applications where<br />

slight background movement or vibration may occur.<br />

Non-flammable<br />

Available in: 120, 25, 4, 1ltr<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Render Improver<br />

New improved formulation – an additive to improve the physical properties of key coats, spatterdash and sand/cement render<br />

Colour: White<br />

Tensile Strength<br />

NRI/Water/Cement Keycoat:<br />

1.95N/mm² at 14 days<br />

NRI/Cement Keycoat: 2.16N/mm²<br />

NRI/ 3:1 Sand/Cement<br />

Render: 3.9N/mm²<br />

A synthetic polymer emulsion based dispersion for improving the bond<br />

strength of key-coat, spatterdash and sand/cement render. As an additive<br />

it improves the adhesion of key coats to spatterdash or concrete substrates.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Render Improver is also an admixture for sand/cement render<br />

where tensile, flexural and compressive strengths and workability are all<br />

greatly improved.<br />

Flexural Strength:<br />

6.8N/mm² at 28days<br />

Compressive Strength:<br />

34N/mm² at 28 days<br />

Available in: 200, 25, 5 ltr<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent and Sealer (UBAS)<br />

A high quality PVA bonding agent, multipurpose, can be used as a household adhesive, for woodwork or as a simple additive to<br />

sand/cement mortar<br />

Colour: Off White<br />

(dries to clear film)<br />

Mixing Ratio: See data sheet<br />

Coverage: 6 - 8m 2<br />

on low suction background<br />

using undiluted material<br />

Non-toxic<br />

A high solids content PVA emulsion, for most building site jobs and general<br />

repairs.Priming plywood, timber and similar internal surfaces prior to fixing<br />

ceramic tiling. Bonding agent prior to plastering and sand/cement<br />

rendering. Additive to upgrade interior sand/cement mixes. Sealer for porous<br />

surfaces. Prevents concrete floors dusting. General purpose woodworking<br />

and household adhesive.<br />

Conforms to BS 5270<br />

Non-flammable<br />

Available in: 5, 1 ltr<br />

Walls Floors Interior Flexible<br />

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Flooring Solutions<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

An acrylic dispersion used for priming sand/cement screeds, concrete or render prior to applying <strong>Nicobond</strong> flooring or tiling products<br />

Colour: White liquid<br />

Coverage: See data sheet<br />

Mixing Ratio: See data sheet<br />

Drying Time: 1 - 2 hrs<br />

Non-toxic<br />

A white acrylic emulsion-based liquid for use prior to application of <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

ceramic tile adhesives and floor surfacing compounds. Specially formulated<br />

for preparing porous or difficult cementitious floors and walls prior to the<br />

application of <strong>Nicobond</strong> ceramic tile adhesives, screeds and surfacing<br />

compounds.<br />

By reducing porosity of surfaces <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer increases adhesion of<br />

cement based ceramic tile adhesive and surfacing compounds. Dries almost<br />

transparent and does not stain.<br />

Non-flammable<br />

Available in: 5, 1 ltr<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Rapid Repair Mortar<br />

A cement based rapid repair mortar that is fast setting and hardening and ideal for external or internal use.<br />

Pot Life: Use immediately<br />

Initial Set: Approx 20 mins<br />

Ready: 45 - 60 mins<br />

Fast setting<br />

Versatile product<br />

ScreedPro Rapid Repair Mortar is a high strength rapid setting and<br />

hardening cement based repair product, which is ideal for repairing internal<br />

or external concrete or cement screeded floors prior to the application of<br />

other surface treatments.<br />

It produces a thixotropic and non-slump mortar which can also be used for<br />

general repairs to stairs and steps and also for plugging holes in floors and<br />

walls as well as making patch repairs prior to the application of a damp proof<br />

membrane.<br />

Can be extended with clean<br />

sharp sand for larger areas<br />

Available in: 10kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior 10 mins Water<br />

Resistant<br />

1 Hour Set<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Latex<br />

A conventional, two part low odour self smoothing compound with excellent flow and flexibility. Used extensively over undertile heating to<br />

encapsulate wires prior to tiling.<br />

Rapid Setting<br />

Self Smoothing<br />

Excellent Flow<br />

Protein Free<br />

ScreedPro Latex is a conventional and economical to use, two part, low<br />

odour, fast setting compound designed for smoothing uneven floors prior to<br />

the installation of floor coverings. ScreedPro Latex can be used in kitchens,<br />

bathrooms, living areas and commercial applications such as schools, care<br />

homes, offices and retail environments.<br />

For sound but absorbent concrete or screed surfaces mix ScreedPro Latex<br />

powder with ScreedPro Latex liquid. When applying to plywood or other<br />

timber surfaces and non porous concrete use ScreedPro Latex Flex liquid.<br />

Feather Edge<br />

High Flexibility<br />

Low Shrinkage<br />

Floors Interior 1 - 2 hours<br />

Foot Traffic<br />

Protein<br />

Free<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

20 - 30<br />

mins<br />

Low Odour<br />

Available in: 20kg/4ltr<br />

Lifetime<br />

Guarantee<br />

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Flooring Solutions<br />

ScreedPro All Purpose<br />

A versatile rapid drying, rapid setting two part low odour self smoothing underlayment with excellent flow and flexibility.<br />

Rapid Setting<br />

Self Smoothing<br />

Excellent Flow<br />

Added Fibres<br />

ScreedPro All Purpose is a medium strength two part, low odour, fast setting<br />

and fast drying, OPC free underlayment designed for smoothing uneven<br />

floors prior to the installation of floor coverings.<br />

ScreedPro All Purpose is specially formulated to give good adhesion to old<br />

adhesive residues and is ideal for renovation or refurbishment of floors in<br />

kitchens, bathrooms, schools and care homes etc where fast track<br />

installation is required.<br />

OPC Free<br />

Low Shrinkage<br />

Low Odour<br />

Floors Interior Flexible 30 mins Protein Undertile<br />

Foot Traffic Free Heating<br />

Rapid Drying<br />

Available in: 20kg, 4.8kg<br />

10 mins OPC Free Water Lock Lifetime<br />

Formulation Guarantee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Level Floor<br />

A premium, self smoothing, pre-aggregated, fast setting compound which can be laid up to 50mm in one single application providing an even<br />

base suitable for ceramic/porcelain and natural stone tile installations.<br />

Rapid Setting<br />

Self Smoothing<br />

Pumpable<br />

Protein Free<br />

ScreedPro Level Floor is a cement based smoothing and levelling<br />

compound that is designed to rapidly smooth and level existing<br />

substrates prior to applying a floor finish.<br />

ScreedPro Level Floor is the perfect solution for renovation and making<br />

good a concrete or cement screeded floor prior to installing ceramic/<br />

porcelain or natural stone floor tiles.<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> Base<br />

Low Shrinkage<br />

Low Odour<br />

Floors Interior Pumpable 2 hours Protein Undertile<br />

Foot Traffic Free Heating<br />

Pre-aggregated<br />

Available in: 20kg<br />

20 - 30<br />

mins<br />

Lifetime<br />

Guarantee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Cement Mix<br />

A premium rapid setting, rapid drying and low shrinkage cement replacement for use in floor screeds.<br />

Rapid Setting<br />

Rapid Drying<br />

Protein Free<br />

Low Shrinkage<br />

Used to replace Ordinary Portland Cement in sand:cement screed mixes,<br />

ScreedPro Cement Mix has rapid high strength development producing a<br />

screed which can be walked on after 2 hours and tiled after only 3 hours. It<br />

is ideal for use in bonded screeds and floating floors where fast drying is<br />

required.<br />

Refer to the data sheet for information on design mixes and detailed<br />

coverage figures for bonded, unbonded and floating screeds.<br />

Bonded Screed<br />

Unbonded Screed<br />

Floating Screed<br />

Floors Interior Exterior<br />

2 hours<br />

Foot Traffic<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

45 mins<br />

Available in: 20kg<br />

Lifetime<br />

Guarantee<br />

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Flooring Solutions<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L<br />

For tiling onto a cracked floor or green screed. Use <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L, for tiling on to problem substrates to avoid cracked tiles<br />

Tough and durable<br />

Watertight textured fleece<br />

Tile onto green screed<br />

Thickness: 3mm<br />

Prevents the transfer of<br />

stresses in tiles<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L is a versatile, decoupling mat that acts as an uncoupling<br />

membrane for problematic substrates. It has superb crack bridging<br />

properties which help to prevent the transfer of stresses between the<br />

substrate and the tiled surface, preventing damage and cracking of tile<br />

installations.<br />

The triple layer mat also functions as a waterproof and water vapour<br />

equalisation membrane. Residual moisture will dissipate through the<br />

channels created by its grid like construction allowing tiling to be completed<br />

on a green screed. As a classified watertight membrane it is also the perfect<br />

solution for uncoupling in wet areas such as bathrooms and wet rooms.<br />

Suppresses cracks in screed<br />

Load bearing<br />

Size: 1m x 30m - 1m x 10m rolls<br />

Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Disconnecting Sheet<br />

For laying a temporary tiled floor in a rented or commercial property or for tiling over a contaminated floor.<br />

Quick and easy to install<br />

Strong and durable<br />

Synthetic fabric<br />

with a bonded mesh<br />

Thickness: 0.7mm<br />

Our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Disconnecting Sheet allows floor tiles to be laid in temporary<br />

accommodation, showrooms and exhibition areas where tiles can be<br />

installed, then subsequently lifted and removed easily with no damage or<br />

penetration to the subfloor.<br />

Designed to be used in areas where a temporary solution for bedding tiles<br />

is required, it is also ideal as an uncoupling membrane where the condition<br />

of the floor does not facilitate good adhesion between the tile adhesive and<br />

the substrate such as old or contaminated screeds, tiled or painted surfaces.<br />

Corrosion resistant<br />

Suitable for undertile heating<br />

Size: 1m x 50m roll<br />

Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Self Adhesive Tanking Sheet<br />

A highly flexible & robust self adhesive butyl rubber /polypropylene tanking sheet for effective waterproofing of walls and floors.<br />

Colour: Grey<br />

Size: 1000mm x 10m roll<br />

Thickness: 1.5mm<br />

Supplied in a 10mt x 1mt roll <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet room Self Adhesive Tanking<br />

Sheet is a dry lay system for tanking walls and floors in a wet room or shower<br />

environment and can be used with individual <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room<br />

components or as part of our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room 10m² Self Adhesive<br />

Tanking Kit.<br />

Using the same technology as our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

Tensile Strength: 7N/mm 2 and Corners the sheet version also has the self adhesive butyl rubber<br />

backing, is highly flexible and has exceptional accommodation of movement.<br />

Ceramic and porcelain tiles can be laid immediately after installing offering<br />

an instant advantage over “wet” systems. The polypropylene fleece providing<br />

a stable background for the tiles to bond to.<br />

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Flooring Solutions<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> PlasticPly TM<br />

Prevents floor tiles and grout from cracking when tiling on to a timber floor. Eliminates through overboarding the need for a step as<br />

only 2mm thick.<br />

Easy to cut and install<br />

Self adhesive sheets<br />

Strong durable material<br />

Ready to tile onto<br />

A revolutionary solution to fixing tiles and natural stone to timber floors.<br />

Prevents problems of damage to tiles by reducing the effects of timber<br />

shrinkage, warping and rotting. Eliminates the need to install thick sheets of<br />

marine grade plywood (min 15mm) or similar over-boarding products. Easy<br />

to cut, easy to install. Manufactured using 50% recycled plastic ingredients<br />

We recommend our C2 S1 category adhesives for fixing tiles onto Plastic<br />

Ply, these are <strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex, <strong>Nicobond</strong> Single Part Flexible, <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format Floor Tile Adhesive and <strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex.<br />

Plastic Ply<br />

Self Adhesive<br />

Grout Tile Adhesive Tile Timber<br />

Floor<br />

Size of sheet 600 x 500mm<br />

Thickness: 2mm<br />

Moisture resistant<br />

Extract from BEAL Approval -<br />

The Plastic Ply system prevents the fracture of the finished tiled floor over all nominated timber floor<br />

substrates constructed with timber joists at 600mm centres, and in conjunction with a number of<br />

differing adhesives. On average the floors required a deflection of more than 3 times the required<br />

deflection before failure occurred; generally through the cracking of tiles<br />

Size: Pk 4 sheets (1.2m 2 )<br />

Floors Interior Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Recycled<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Acoustic Matting<br />

Designed to reduce impact sound transmission through ceramic floor tiles on a concrete floor. Complies with Building Regulations 2010<br />

Document E.<br />

Colour: Brown/Beige fleck<br />

Size: 1m x 20m x 3mm roll<br />

Class B2 Fire Rated<br />

Density: 390 kg/m3<br />

Can be used under tiles,<br />

stone, vinyl, wood, carpet<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Acoustic Matting is manufactured from a fine granulate of recycled<br />

rubber with cork and PU elastomer bonding agent. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Acoustic<br />

Matting provides a very effective underlay with the added benefit of<br />

thermal insulation properties. Complies with the requirements of Building<br />

Regulations 2010 Document E. To be used as part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Sound<br />

Reduction System. See N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> <strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions for more information<br />

on the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Sound Reduction System.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Acoustic Matting can be used under Ceramic Tiles, Stone, Vinyl,<br />

Wood, Carpet and Laminate. Weighted reduction in impact sound pressure<br />

level for 3mm thick matting (∆Lw): 18dB.<br />

Zero ODP - Zero GWP<br />

Floors Interior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Recycled Insulation Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard and Fire Retardant Protection Board<br />

Manufactured from polypropylene, <strong>Nicobond</strong> Protection Board offers tough all round protection on the job site.<br />

Colour: Black/White<br />

Thickness: 2mm<br />

Density: 250gm/m 2<br />

Sheet Size: 2400 x 1200mm<br />

Roll Size: 50 x 1m<br />

Must be used print side up<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Protection Board is manufactured from all purpose twin wall fluted<br />

polypropylene providing excellent impact and splash resistance. This<br />

functional board is ideal for protection of new tile installations, kitchen fit outs,<br />

work tops and other critical areas including windows. It can be used on walls<br />

and floors, is easy to cut, can be curved or creased to go round awkward<br />

structures and offers all builders an economic, temporary means of<br />

protection while other trades go about their work.<br />

The Fire Retardant grade is fully approved to LPS 1207 and meets the<br />

stringent quality control standards of the LCPB (Loss Prevention Certification<br />

Board). This caters for the increased concern of combustible materials<br />

fuelling fires. The LCPB logo and certificate number is clearly printed on every<br />

board. Use D8018610 50m x 50mm Silver Protection Board Tape for joining<br />

boards together.<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

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Tile Backer Board<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board and Construction Panel<br />

A polystyrene hard foam core and coated with a glass-fibre mesh reinforced cement based mortar layer on both sides<br />

87kg/m 2 weight loading<br />

Insulating properties<br />

Class O fire rated<br />

High U value<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board is lightweight, very robust, easy to cut, easy to<br />

install, waterproof and is available in numerous sizes and thicknesses<br />

providing solutions for many tiling and building situations. It can be used as<br />

a direct replacement for gypsum plaster board or timber wall boards in wet<br />

areas, overlay damaged boards or provide additional protection to similar<br />

wall boards.<br />

Eco friendly – Zero Ozone layer depletion<br />

Improves undertile heating<br />

600 x 1200 x 6mm N2553006<br />

600 x 1200 x 10mm N2553010<br />

600 x 2400 x 12.5mm N2553012<br />

600 x 2400 x 20mm N2553020<br />

600 x 2400 x 30mm N2553030<br />

600 x 2400 x 40mm N2553040<br />

600 x 2400 x 50mm N2553050<br />

600 x 2400 x 60mm N2553060<br />

600 x 2400 x 70mm N2553070<br />

2400 x 1200 x 12.5mm<br />

N2553084<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Insulation<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board does not use either<br />

HCFC or CFC gases during manufacture and<br />

has an Ozone Depletion rating of zero.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Pre-Cut Panels<br />

Pre-slit construction panels for creating rounded shapes<br />

Boards Sizes:<br />

1200 x 600 x 20mm<br />

Create long curvy shapes<br />

with the horizontal cuts<br />

Create tall curved walls with<br />

the vertical cuts<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board is a very versatile material and a new<br />

variant is a range of horizontal and vertical pre-cut panels which enable the<br />

board to be formed into curved shapes or structures.<br />

Round partition walls, bath surrounds or round wall construction elements<br />

can be quickly and easily achieved.<br />

Class O fire rated<br />

1200 x 600 x 20mm vertical<br />

N2553100<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

Insulation<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

1200 x 600 x 20mm horizontal<br />

N2553102<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board does not use either<br />

HCFC or CFC gases during manufacture and<br />

has an Ozone Depletion rating of zero.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

Self adhesive jointing tape<br />

Self adhesive<br />

Easy to install<br />

48mm wide<br />

A self adhesive tape for the simple jointing of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Boards<br />

on wall or floor sections and corners.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape 48mm x 45m roll N2552120<br />

45m roll<br />

High strength<br />

Mesh construction<br />

Walls<br />

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Tile Backer Board<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Pipe Covers<br />

The easy to fit pipe cover ready for immediate tiling or painting<br />

Perfect fit for soil stacks<br />

Fitted within minutes<br />

Lightweight and easy to cut<br />

Ready to tile or paint<br />

Thermally Insulated<br />

Waterproof and flame retardant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Pipe Covers are manufactured from high density extruded<br />

polystyrene with a specially formulated reinforced cementitious smooth<br />

surface coating. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pipe Covers are designed to be placed directly<br />

over the pipe routes. They are fixed directly to the wall using <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Sealant and do not require studding or plastering. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pipe Covers<br />

can be easily trimmed if required to suit site conditions.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> pipe covers 140 x 140 x 2400mm<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> pipe covers 200 x 200 x 2400mm<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> pipe covers 300 x 200 x 2400mm<br />

N2553150<br />

N2553200<br />

N2553240<br />

Walls Floors Interior Insulation Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> PU Pro - Polyurethane Adhesive<br />

High strength polyurethane adhesive for <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board<br />

Colour: Translucent<br />

Open Time: Approx 10mins<br />

Suitable for marine use<br />

Compatible with marble<br />

and stone<br />

A single part, moisture hardening adhesive, ideal for glueing components of<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board together and to a variety of substrates<br />

including plaster, wood, metals, stone, ceramics and plastic. It is also the<br />

recommended adhesive for attaching pipe covers to wall substrates.<br />

Conforms to EN 204 (D4)<br />

N2553130 <strong>Nicobond</strong> Polyurethane (PU) Adhesive 310ml.<br />

Installation Temp: Min 5ºC<br />

Service Temperature:<br />

-30ºC - +80ºC<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Available in: 310ml<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Mechanical Fixing Systems<br />

A range of fixing products for the secure installation of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Boards<br />

Very strong hammer fixing<br />

Different lengths available<br />

Complete screw & washers<br />

Rust proof<br />

Available: Packs of 50<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Hammer-in fixings are used for fastening <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer<br />

Board to solid substrates. Using a 6mm drill bit, drill through the board into<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix through to the wall substrate and hammer/screw into<br />

place. Use galvanised screws and washers for normal stud walls.<br />

Hammer-in fixings 70mm N2553110<br />

Galvanised screws & washers 45mm N2553112<br />

Galvanised screws & washers 25mm N2553114<br />

Galvanised washers 35mm dia N2553116<br />

Walls Floors Interior<br />

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tile backer board<br />

wall & floor adhesive<br />

Backer Board Steam Rooms<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Loungers are<br />

manufactured using a high density polystyrene<br />

foam that is robust, has high compression<br />

strength of 300kPa at 10%.The highly polymer<br />

modified cementitious reinforced surface is<br />

perfect for tiling directly onto.<br />

Interior Exterior Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

Insulation<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

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Backer Board Steam Rooms<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Steam Room<br />

Internal use<br />

External use<br />

Fire resistant<br />

Water resistant<br />

Swimming pools<br />

Undertile heating<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Loungers<br />

Health spa’s<br />

Swimming pools<br />

Jacuzzi’s<br />

Steam rooms<br />

Tiles<br />

Tile Adhesive<br />

Cementitous Hard Coat<br />

Reinforcement Mesh<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Undertile Heating Cable<br />

Reinforcement Mesh<br />

Cementitous Adhesive<br />

Rigid Foam Core<br />

Fitness centres<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Showers<br />

Creative design<br />

Curved enclosures<br />

Bath panels<br />

Utility bench<br />

Spiral Enclosures<br />

Bespoke Enclosures<br />

Round Enclosures<br />

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Choose your Complete<br />

Wet Room System for<br />

Total Confidence<br />

A wet room can be built up using 5 easy steps.<br />

Simply select the options that are suited to your<br />

wet room environment and usage.<br />

1<br />

Shower<br />

2<br />

Drainage<br />

Deck<br />

Choose a suitable shower deck based on the<br />

environment and whether the floor covering<br />

will be tiled or vinyl installation for a totally<br />

water tight solution. Suitable for both<br />

concrete and timber floor installations.<br />

Option<br />

Choose the suitable drainage system,<br />

whether standard or linear, with relevant<br />

waste system for the chosen deck.<br />

3<br />

Tanking<br />

4<br />

Shower<br />

System and<br />

Sub Floor Preparation<br />

Wet Room Tanking<br />

Use <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Membrane, Tanking Sheet and other<br />

components to create a water tight wet<br />

room environment.<br />

Screen Type<br />

& Configuration<br />

Choose from a vast selection of<br />

configurations and attractive screen<br />

types suitable for your wet room space.<br />

5<br />

Tiles<br />

and Accessories<br />

Select your preferred wall tiles, floor<br />

tiles and shower fittings.


Wet Rooms<br />

Specialist Manufacturer’s of the<br />

Complete Wet Room System<br />

At <strong>Nicobond</strong>, we are unique in being able to combine our manufacturing facilities to be able to offer you a ‘Total Wet Room Solution’.<br />

Using our experience, we have created a complete wet room system which ensures peace of mind, because each component is<br />

designed to work in harmony with each other to create a cost effective, easy to install solution which is watertight, practical and easy to<br />

maintain.<br />

Installation on to Wooden Floor<br />

Installation on to Concrete Floor<br />

Drainage Cover<br />

Tiled Floor<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive<br />

Drain Clamping Ring<br />

Large Pipe Collar<br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

Wet Room Tanking Sheet<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive<br />

Plastic Ply<br />

Drainage Cover<br />

Tiled Floor<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive<br />

Drain Clamping Ring<br />

Large Pipe Collar<br />

Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Shower Deck<br />

Unique waterproof revolutionary factory fitted sliding drain system. Experience Luxury with the Invisible Infinity Waste System<br />

Our N&C Premier Infinity Deck is a revolutionary shower deck with a unique,<br />

factory-fitted waste outlet which can be moved along by the installer to align<br />

the waste in the correct position. The sliding action of the outlet means that<br />

the deck can be sited in a convenient position where obstacles such as a<br />

joist can be avoided.<br />

The deck also features a unique waste removal system, which means that<br />

the finished result is an invisible, seamless and highly attractive waste system<br />

that is discreet and attractive. The precision engineered single direction<br />

gradient, complemented by the stainless steel edge allows for the high<br />

volume removal of waste water.<br />

Short side waste<br />

This is a highly innovative approach to linear decks where we offer a<br />

practical, attractive and fuss free alternative to other conventional linear<br />

drainage systems.<br />

155mm<br />

With threaded waste outlet<br />

38mm<br />

Slideable waste, up to<br />

155mm, to avoid joists<br />

Invisible drainage system<br />

Short side waste<br />

1200 x 900mm P6822008<br />

Long side waste<br />

1200 x 900mm P6822007<br />

Long side waste<br />

Square deck waste<br />

1200 x 1200mm P6822006<br />

Thickness: 28mm<br />

470kg load capacity<br />

Density: 22Kg/m²<br />

Self supporting<br />

50% recycled plastic<br />

Can be tiled direct<br />

Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Recycled<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Trap System<br />

Supplied complete with 95 0 & straight 38mm multi-fit pipe connectors<br />

50mm water seal<br />

100mm overall depth<br />

22 ltr per minute flow rate<br />

Supplied complete with 95 o & straight<br />

38mm multi-fit pipe connectors<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Tileable Insert Grating<br />

50mm<br />

50mm<br />

850mm<br />

1150mm<br />

Stainless Steel<br />

Tray Type<br />

900 x 50 x 10mm S2220500<br />

900 x 50 x 12mm S2220502<br />

900 x 50 x 14mm S2220504<br />

1200 x 50 x 10mm S2220501<br />

1200 x 50 x 12mm S2220503<br />

1200 x 50 x 14mm S2220505<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Tileable Grate<br />

50mm<br />

50mm<br />

850mm<br />

1150mm<br />

Stainless Steel<br />

Flat Plate Type<br />

900 x 50 x 4mm S2220506 1200 x 50 x 4mm S2220507<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Inclined Shower Profile<br />

11<br />

1<br />

24<br />

1<br />

11<br />

22.4<br />

11<br />

1<br />

24<br />

1<br />

11<br />

22.4<br />

Front View<br />

Front View<br />

11<br />

11<br />

Right hand illustrated<br />

24<br />

24<br />

Stainless Steel<br />

Flat Plate Type<br />

1<br />

Right Hand 9mm - 900mm (889mm) S2220520<br />

Left Hand 9mm - 900mm (889mm) S2220522<br />

Right Hand 9mm - 1200mm (1189mm) S2220521<br />

Left Hand 9mm - 1200mm (1189mm) S2220523<br />

11<br />

1<br />

24<br />

1<br />

11<br />

22.4<br />

11<br />

1<br />

24<br />

1<br />

11<br />

22.4<br />

Front View<br />

Front View<br />

11<br />

11<br />

24<br />

24<br />

1<br />

Right Hand 11mm - 900mm (889mm) S2220524<br />

Left Hand 11mm - 900mm (889mm) S2220526<br />

Right Hand 11mm - 1200mm (1189mm) S2220525<br />

Left Hand 11mm - 1200mm (1189mm) S2220527<br />

12.5<br />

1<br />

25.5<br />

1<br />

12.5<br />

22.4<br />

12.5<br />

1<br />

25.5<br />

1<br />

12.5<br />

22.4<br />

Front View<br />

Front View<br />

25.5<br />

12.5<br />

5.5<br />

12.5<br />

1<br />

Right Hand 12.5mm - 900mm (889mm) S2220528<br />

Left Hand 12.5mm - 900mm (889mm) S2220530<br />

Right Hand 12.5mm - 1200mm(1189mm) S2220529<br />

Left Hand 12.5mm - 1200mm(1189mm) S2220531<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Shower Deck<br />

The Premier Shower Deck can easily be installed onto concrete by removing the screed, or onto timber floors, by removing the floorboards and<br />

fixing directly onto the joists<br />

One of the key elements in the construction of a wetroom - the Premier<br />

Shower Deck is a robust and stable floor former which can be laid<br />

directly on to suspended timber joists or inlaid to a screed or concrete floor.<br />

With a built in fall for easy water drainage the Premier Shower Deck is<br />

produced in square and rectangular shapes and is available in a wide variety<br />

of sizes. Combining the Phleximax Tile Shower Drain Assembly and our<br />

Finesse shower panels you can create the ultimate in wetrooms.<br />

Thickness: 22mm<br />

470kg load capacity<br />

900 x 900mm P6821934<br />

1000 x 1000mm P6821930<br />

1135 x 770mm P6821931<br />

1200 x 1200mm P6821936<br />

1200 x 800mm P6821941<br />

1300 x 800mm P6821932<br />

1400 x 900mm P6821935<br />

1500 x 800mm P6821933<br />

1800 x 800mm P6821940<br />

1450 x 1150mm P6821929<br />

1650 x 900mm P6821942<br />

Density: 22Kg/m²<br />

50% recycled plastic<br />

Self supporting<br />

Can be tiled direct<br />

Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Recycled<br />

Phleximax Tile Shower Drain Assembly<br />

Our new Phleximax tiled drain adapter can be used in conjunction with our best in class Premier Shower Deck for tiled wet floor areas.<br />

Finishes: Satin, polished, bronze<br />

Compatible with S2220183<br />

waste trap.<br />

Tile Frame Size; 120 x 120mm<br />

Height Adjustable:<br />

6mm to 26mm<br />

Suitable:<br />

Mosaics, tiles and natural stone<br />

The drain adapter assembly is available with three grate finishes, polished<br />

stainless steel, satin stainless steel or oil rubbed bronze for the traditional<br />

look. The easily adjustable threaded assembly allows our drain and grate to<br />

be used with tiles of varying thickness from 6mm - 20mm.<br />

The drain assembly has a robust clamping ring to secure our <strong>Nicobond</strong> large<br />

self adhesive pipe collar, prior to tiling, to provide water proofing around the<br />

drain. Traps for either gravity or pumped waste drainage using standard<br />

McAlpine trap systems are also available. The gravity system can be<br />

standard vertical waste connected or horizontal whilst the pump waste<br />

drainage has 22mm connections to suit our Hydro-Flow pumped waste<br />

system.<br />

Supplied with grate removal tool<br />

P6882550<br />

Satin<br />

Stainless Steel<br />

P6882551<br />

Polished<br />

Stainless Steel<br />

P6882552<br />

Oil Rubbed<br />

Bronze<br />

N&C Phleximax 50 Two Part<br />

A superb drainage system for installation in concrete or timber floors and our Premier Shower Deck<br />

Colour: Black<br />

Size of outlet: 50mm<br />

Depth of drain: 89mm<br />

Low profile<br />

Odour free trap<br />

This two piece gulley can be used in all floors but this has been specifically<br />

designed for use with timber floors and Floor Formers and can be plumbed<br />

prior to the installation of the floor or Former.<br />

Suitable for all floors but specifically designed for use with the Premier<br />

Shower Deck.<br />

N.B : Height of standard Phleximax 50 P6882441 is 76mm.<br />

Height of Phleximax two part is 89mm<br />

Phleximax 50 two part<br />

P6882471<br />

Easy to maintain<br />

For ceramic or vinyl floors<br />

Tile Insert<br />

P6882472<br />

Twist Insert<br />

P6882473<br />

Platinum Insert<br />

P6882474<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Linear Shower Deck<br />

The Premier Linear Shower Deck can be installed directly onto concrete by removing the screed, or onto timber floors, by removing the floorboards<br />

and fixing directly onto the joists<br />

The Premier Linear Shower Deck offers an attractive, yet unobtrusive option<br />

enabling the use of large format tiles for the creation of a trendy, minimalist<br />

wet room showering area with built-in falls.<br />

The Premier Linear Shower Deck allows you to achieve level access with the<br />

ability to extract a higher volume of water out of the shower area.<br />

600mm gulley<br />

900 x 1200mm P6821988<br />

1200 x 1200mm P6821987<br />

1500 x 900mm P6821989<br />

800mm gulley<br />

900 x 1400mm P6821985<br />

900 x 1600mm P6821986<br />

Thickness: 22mm<br />

470kg load capacity<br />

Density: 22Kg/m²<br />

50% recycled plastic<br />

Self supporting<br />

Can be tiled direct<br />

Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Recycled<br />

N&C Phlexiline Living Linear Drainage<br />

Grate,waste and trap 50mm outlet complete with concrete and joist door installation kits and ABS 1½ inch adaptor.<br />

Size of outlet: 50mm<br />

Odour free trap<br />

Drop<br />

Easy to maintain<br />

For ceramic tile floors<br />

Bottom Outlet Flow rate 72 litre per minute<br />

Twist<br />

Bottom Outlet gulley only<br />

106mm height<br />

P6882395<br />

Tile Insert<br />

Side Outlet Flow rate 60 litre per minute Low Mini Outlet Flow rate 30 litre per minute Side, Side Outlet Flow rate 60 litre per minute<br />

Side Outlet<br />

600mm Drop<br />

600mm Twist<br />

600mm Tile<br />

800mm Drop<br />

800mm Twist<br />

800mm Tile<br />

P6882500<br />

P6882501<br />

P6882502<br />

P6882510<br />

P6882511<br />

P6882512<br />

Low Mini Outlet<br />

600mm Drop<br />

600mm Twist<br />

600mm Tile<br />

800mm Drop<br />

800mm Twist<br />

800mm Tile<br />

P6882503<br />

P6882504<br />

P6882505<br />

P6882513<br />

P6882514<br />

P6882515<br />

Side, Side Outlet<br />

600mm Drop<br />

600mm Twist<br />

600mm Tile<br />

800mm Drop<br />

800mm Twist<br />

800mm Tile<br />

P6882506<br />

P6882507<br />

P6882508<br />

P6882516<br />

P6882517<br />

P6882518<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing Membrane<br />

Create a wet room using our highly flexible <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing Membrane<br />

Min Film Thickness: 0.6mm<br />

Coverage: Min 1.2 kg/m²<br />

(Approx 1l/m²)<br />

Drying Time: 2 - 4 hrs<br />

Fix Tiles After: 2 - 4 hrs<br />

Tensile Strength/14days:<br />

1.3 - 2.1N/mm²<br />

A quick drying, aqueous emulsion polymer based liquid applied<br />

waterproofing membrane for rigid surfaces in wet rooms, bathrooms and<br />

showers. Use with Wet Room Waterproof Tape and accessories to create a<br />

total wet room system prior to the installation of ceramic tiles.<br />

For floors subject to movement such as plywood or to overlay moisture<br />

sensitive wall or floor substrates use <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof<br />

Tanking Sheet in conjunction with the Waterproofing Membrane to provide<br />

a higher specification tanking system in compliance with BS 5385 part 4.<br />

Complies with BS EN 14891:2012.<br />

Adhesive Tensile Strength:<br />

0.5N/mm²<br />

Available: 8 kg<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Self Adhesive Tanking Sheet<br />

A highly flexible & robust self adhesive butyl rubber /polypropylene tanking sheet for effective waterproofing of walls and floors.<br />

Colour: Grey<br />

Size: 1000mm x 10m roll<br />

Thickness: 1.5mm<br />

Supplied in a 10mt x 1mt roll <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Self Adhesive Tanking<br />

Sheet is a dry lay system for tanking walls and floors in a wet room or shower<br />

environment and can be used with individual <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room<br />

components or as part of our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room 10m² Self Adhesive<br />

Tanking Kit.<br />

Using the same technology as our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

and Corners the sheet version also has the self adhesive butyl rubber<br />

backing, is highly flexible and has exceptional accommodation of movement.<br />

Ceramic and porcelain tiles can be laid immediately after installing offering<br />

an instant advantage over “wet” systems. The polypropylene fleece providing<br />

a stable background for the tiles to bond to.<br />

Tensile Strength: 7N/mm 2 Floors Interior Water<br />

Walls<br />

Resistant<br />

N&C Wet Zone<br />

Our N&C Wet Zone offers a time saving and labour saving method of creating a unique shower area in the bathroom<br />

Our N&C Wet Zone is quickly and easily assembled using the N&C Premier<br />

Shower Deck mounted onto the Wet Zone Base. The principle benefit being<br />

that the components sit directly onto the floor. This offers the perfect solution<br />

where it is impossible or impractical to breach the floor. Waste pipes and<br />

connections are all built in to the base and previous connections can<br />

be utilised. A shower screen, tiles and shower valve complete the<br />

transformation.<br />

For use with Premier Shower Deck<br />

P6821930<br />

1000 x 1000 x 105mm<br />

N2561000<br />

For use with Premier Shower Deck<br />

P6821933<br />

1500 x 800 x 105mm<br />

N2561500<br />

Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Recycled<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

A strong self adhesive reinforcing tape for floor and wall joints, forms part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Tanking System<br />

Colour: Grey<br />

Thickness: 0.5mm<br />

Tensile Strength: 7N/mm 2<br />

Durable and Very flexible<br />

Self adhesive<br />

Wet Rooms<br />

A key component in the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room System. Our self adhesive,<br />

strong polyethylene material is covered with a rubberised layer where the<br />

tape is used for bridging and reinforcing internal corners and floor and wall<br />

joints. Simply remove the backing release paper and press the tape firmly in<br />

to position.<br />

Size: 20mtrs x 80mm wide<br />

Walls Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Internal and External Corners<br />

Special accessories to compliment the waterproof tape, forms part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Tanking System<br />

Colour: Grey<br />

Thickness: 0.5mm<br />

Tensile Strength: 7N/mm 2<br />

To ensure complete waterproofing in internal and external corners use the<br />

special self adhesive pre-formed angled corners. Bed corner pieces into<br />

position with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Membrane. Simply remove<br />

the backing release paper and press the tape firmly in to position.<br />

Durable and Very flexible<br />

Self adhesive<br />

Size: 120 x 120mm<br />

Walls Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Pipe Collars<br />

Special designs for sealing around penetrating pipe work and drainage outlets, forms part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Tanking System<br />

Colour: Grey<br />

Thickness: 0.5mm<br />

For efficient sealing around pipework, valves and drainage outlets. Available<br />

as a small collar with a large piece for on site fabrication. Bed pipe collars<br />

into position with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Membrane. Simply<br />

remove the backing release paper and press the tape firmly in to position.<br />

Tensile Strength: 7N/mm 2<br />

Durable and Very flexible<br />

Self adhesive<br />

120 x 120mm<br />

500 x 500mm<br />

Walls Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

When using the large collars over the<br />

Phleximax drain it is recommended to<br />

cut the aperture using the Phlexiknife<br />

to ensure accuracy and a snug fit.<br />

Phlexiknife P6882445<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room 10m² Self Adhesive Tanking Kit<br />

A convenient kit providing all the necessary materials to waterproof a wet room area.<br />

Contents:<br />

10mt x 1mtr roll<br />

1 Litre primer<br />

20mtr x 80mm tape<br />

The <strong>Nicobond</strong> 10m² Self Adhesive Tanking Kit provides an excellent solution<br />

for quick and easy tanking in a wet room or shower environment. If tanking<br />

a wet room with a surface area in excess of 10m² then individual<br />

components may be purchased separately to complete the project.<br />

This kit enables watering over gypsum plaster and plasterboard wall<br />

surfaces, timber substrates and also our Premier Shower Decks if required.<br />

4 x internal corners<br />

1 x external corner<br />

Walls Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

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wet rooms<br />

Wet Room Screens<br />

Our N&C range of wet room screens brings<br />

together innovation, style and functionality. The<br />

easy to install panels are available in a vast<br />

range of sizes to suit any bathroom size and<br />

shape. Our screens are produced with high<br />

quality 6-8mm toughened safety glass with<br />

minimalist fittings and fixings.<br />

Customers can choose from a selection of<br />

options that enhances any showering space by<br />

enabling freedom of movement, unhindered by<br />

traditional enclosure frames. Our screens can<br />

be installed onto a wet room floor or directly onto<br />

a shower tray.<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

Finesse Two<br />

8mm toughened safety glass<br />

Free standing and corner wall<br />

Profiles in chrome<br />

Wall support included<br />

Reversible<br />

Flexible seal<br />

Tray or wet floor installation<br />

Optional deflector panel<br />

Experience pure sophistication with Finesse Two, a<br />

frameless option that enhances any showering space by<br />

enabling freedom of movement, unhindered by traditional<br />

enclosure frames.<br />

As one of the most versatile in the collection, Finesse Two<br />

allows you to create the perfect showering option for any<br />

environment by simply selecting the style of your choice.<br />

Install onto a shower tray or directly onto the wet room<br />

floor.<br />

Freestanding:<br />

900 x 2000mm up to 1400 x 2000mm<br />

Corner Wall<br />

300 x 2000mm up to 1400 x 2000mm<br />

Mobile Panel<br />

300 x 2000mm<br />

Finesse Two Reflex<br />

6mm toughened safety glass<br />

Mirror effect on the face side<br />

Oxide, scratch, acid<br />

and salt spray resistant<br />

Finesse Two Reflex incorporates all the sophistication of<br />

Finesse Two whilst creating the illusion of space with its<br />

mirrored effect. The glass has a mirrored chromium<br />

treatment which is scratch, acid and salt spray resistant.<br />

With corner panels and mobile panels available this makes<br />

Finesse Two Reflex one of our most versatile ranges.<br />

Free standing and corner wall<br />

Profiles in chrome<br />

Wall support included<br />

Reversible<br />

Flexible seal<br />

Corner Wall<br />

300 x 2000mm up to 1400 x 2000mm<br />

Mobile Panel<br />

300 x 2000mm up to 400mm x 2000mm<br />

Tray or wet floor installation<br />

Creative<br />

6mm toughened safety glass<br />

Profiles in chrome<br />

Reversible<br />

Telescopic ceiling support<br />

Stability within a shower space is important. With Creative<br />

shower screens you are guaranteed additional support<br />

through an adjustable telescopic ceiling support without<br />

any extra cost. Creative, a cost effective solution for your<br />

bathroom.<br />

The polished chrome and square edge asesthetic allows<br />

users to combine functionaliby with modern design<br />

Tray or wet floor installation<br />

Clear scale treatment<br />

Freestanding:<br />

700 x 2000mm up to 1400 x 2000mm<br />

Corner Wall<br />

310 x 2000mm up to 510 x 2000mm<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

Transform<br />

6mm toughened safety glass<br />

Profiles in chrome<br />

Reversible<br />

Pivot release safety mechanism<br />

Low profile threshold bar<br />

Tray or wet floor installation<br />

60mm adjustment<br />

Clear scale treatment<br />

Transform encompasses a shower enclosure with a<br />

modern design and attractive bi-fold doors that<br />

incorporates a unique pivot safety mechanism. The pivot<br />

safety opening is guided by an innovative magnetic<br />

release. In day to day operation, the bi-fold door would<br />

fold inwards to accommodate a small bathroom. However,<br />

should a fall or accident occur, the quick pivot operation<br />

of the shower door will act as an emergency release<br />

feature to prevent harm from full contact with a glass door.<br />

A low threshold door, with a square edge chrome finish<br />

and anti-limescale treatment supplied as standard, makes<br />

transform the ideal choice for elegant, safe showering.<br />

Bi-Fold Doors<br />

800 x 2000mm up to 1000 x 2000mm<br />

Side Panels<br />

800 x 2000mm up to 900 x 2000mm<br />

Freespace Two<br />

6mm toughened safety glass<br />

Inclusive design<br />

Profiles in chrome<br />

Unique folding doors<br />

In-line and corner entry<br />

Enter a new generation of showering with Freespace Two.<br />

Designed with the whole family in mind, this unique award<br />

winning range is versatile with its split door functionality<br />

that allows users to assist loved ones, wash children or<br />

pets in the shower.<br />

The screen can be opened up completely when not in use<br />

to increase your bathroom space. Easy to install and<br />

operate, it adds instant sophistication to the home offering<br />

innovation in functionality and style.<br />

Unique spring handles<br />

Rising hinge system<br />

Easy to use<br />

Bi-Fold Doors<br />

700 x 2000mm up to 900 x 2000mm<br />

Tray or wet floor installation<br />

Fluidity<br />

8mm toughened safety glass<br />

Unique soft close mechanism<br />

In-line and corner entry<br />

Tray or wet floor installation<br />

An elegant range of sliding shower screens with a unique<br />

soft close door system and no floor channel so that you<br />

can seamlessly walk into your shower.<br />

This high quality, robust system requires the gentlest of<br />

touches to operate the doors to offer you a unique option.<br />

With a huge range of panel sizes available, the design<br />

possibilities are endless.<br />

Clear scale treatment<br />

Double Sliding Panel - 8mm thick<br />

1400 x 2000mm up to 1800 x 2000mm<br />

Single Sliding Panel - 8mm thick<br />

1000 x 2000mm up to 1800 x 2000mm<br />

Side Panel - 6mm thick<br />

680 x 2000mm up to 880 x 2000mm<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

Enhance<br />

8mm toughened safety glass<br />

Chrome profiles & components<br />

Optional deflector panel<br />

Tray or wet floor installation<br />

Reversible<br />

Multiple combinations available<br />

Corner, front and linear panels<br />

Our Wetroom panel options can be fitted to our low level<br />

shower trays or straight onto your floor to create a true<br />

wetroom. We present a number of panel sizes and options<br />

to help you to create your perfect bathroom sanctuary.<br />

Simply select the size of the panel you require, choose<br />

your configuration , decide between a fixed or pivoting<br />

deflector panel and select your desired bracing bar to<br />

create your tailor made wetroom.<br />

Alcove/corner panel<br />

600 x 2000mm up to 1400 x 2000mm<br />

Front panel<br />

600 x 2000mm up to 1200 x 2000mm<br />

Deflector Panel<br />

200 x 2000mm up to 400 x 2000mm<br />

Linear panel<br />

1000 x 2000mm up to 1400 x 2000mm<br />

Silhouette<br />

8mm toughened safety glass<br />

Clear Glass<br />

Silver Frame<br />

1952mm high<br />

An extensive range of shower panels and fixings that are<br />

combined to create an arrangement designed to fit<br />

various bathroom shapes and sizes.<br />

This range offers two beautiful curved glass shower panel<br />

options for both recess and corner arrangements. Within<br />

this range there is an option of curved hinged deflector<br />

panels or curved glass panels which liberates even more<br />

space within your bathroom.<br />

Wet Room Screen<br />

1000 x 1925mm<br />

Deflector Panel<br />

300 x 1925mm<br />

Side Panel<br />

700 x 1925mm<br />

800 x 1925mm<br />

900 x 1925mm<br />

Side Panel<br />

700 up to 900mm<br />

Total Wet Room<br />

Collection<br />

N&C are quality manufacturers of the complete wet<br />

room system, specialising in the production of high<br />

quality, robust products that together create a<br />

watertight, proven system for domestic and commercial<br />

environments.<br />

Using the latest manufacturing techniques, cutting edge<br />

design, the highest quality raw materials, we are proud<br />

to have a comprehensive wet room collection with<br />

housebuilders in mind.<br />

Order your NEW Wet Room Collection catalogue now!<br />

or download it @ www.nichollsandclarke.com/downloads<br />

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wall & floor adhesive<br />

Undertile Heating<br />

Our <strong>Nicobond</strong> undertile heating system<br />

provides luxurious heated floors, whilst being<br />

safe in the knowledge that there are no<br />

additional maintenance costs to consider.<br />

Our system is independently approved by<br />

BEAB to the very latest standards and tests.<br />

Radiator Heating<br />

Undertile Heating<br />

24º<br />

22º<br />

18º<br />

21º<br />

22º<br />

24º<br />

Traditional radiator room heating results in:<br />

The creation of draughts<br />

Warm air nearest to ceiling/radiator<br />

Heat loss via windows and roof<br />

Uneven heat distribution within the room<br />

Risk to children due to hot surfaces<br />

Can restrict furniture placement<br />

With <strong>Nicobond</strong> Undertile Heating:<br />

Draughts minimised<br />

Even heat spread within the room<br />

Warmer at feet level<br />

Comfortable heat at body level<br />

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Undertile Heating<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Undertile Heating Mat<br />

A high powered, energy efficient undertile heating mat<br />

200W/sqm output<br />

Easy to install<br />

pre-spaced cables<br />

BEAB Approved and EMF safe, the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Undertile Heating<br />

Mat can be used as either a primary or secondary heat source. With a huge<br />

200W/sqm output, fitted onto <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile backer Board for improved<br />

insulation and connected to a <strong>Nicobond</strong> Thermostat a comfortable room<br />

temperature can be easily achieved.<br />

Suitable as primary heat<br />

source in most rooms<br />

Fast warm up time<br />

Ideal for high heat loss rooms<br />

Covers 0.6 m²<br />

Covers 1 m²<br />

Covers 1.6 m²<br />

Covers 2 m²<br />

Covers 2.6 m²<br />

Covers 2.8 m²<br />

Covers 3.5 m²<br />

N2550006<br />

N2550010<br />

N2550016<br />

N2550020<br />

N2550026<br />

N2550028<br />

N2550035<br />

Covers 4.2 m²<br />

Covers 5.4 m²<br />

Covers 6 m²<br />

Covers 6.7 m²<br />

Covers 7.5 m²<br />

Covers 8.9 m²<br />

Covers 9.9 m²<br />

N2550042<br />

N2550054<br />

N2550060<br />

N2550067<br />

N2550075<br />

N2550089<br />

N2550099<br />

Lifetime warranty<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Undertile Heating Mat<br />

A mid powered, energy efficient undertile heating mat<br />

150W/sqm output<br />

Easy to install<br />

pre-spaced cables<br />

Ideal for efficient floor warming<br />

Suitable as sole heat source<br />

in well insulated rooms<br />

Lower intial cost option<br />

Lifetime warranty<br />

A fast-to-fit undertile heating mat system designed to provide energy-efficient<br />

floor warming in all rooms and a full heating system in well insulated areas.<br />

The technologically advanced wire design delivers minimal build height<br />

combined with a robust high-powered heating cable. The integrated earth<br />

shield allows safe installation in wet areas, including bathrooms. With the<br />

wire pre-spaced and affixed to a mat, installation time is greatly reduced<br />

compared to using a loose wire system<br />

Covers 1.0m²<br />

Covers 1.5m²<br />

Covers 2.0m²<br />

Covers 2.5m²<br />

Covers 3.0m²<br />

Covers 4.0m²<br />

N2551802<br />

N2551805<br />

N2551808<br />

N2551811<br />

N2551814<br />

N2551817<br />

Covers 5.0m²<br />

Covers 6.0m²<br />

Covers 7.0m²<br />

Covers 8.0m²<br />

Covers 9.0m²<br />

Covers 10.0m²<br />

N2551820<br />

N2551823<br />

N2551826<br />

N2551829<br />

N2551832<br />

N2551835<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Undertile Heating Cable<br />

Loose undertile heating cable allowing easy installation regardless of the room size or shape<br />

Up to 1600W kits available<br />

Easy to install<br />

Ideal for odd shaped floors<br />

Lifetime warranty<br />

BEAB approved and EMF safe, the Undertile Heating Cable is supplied as<br />

loose cable for easy positioning and installation. Kits are available according<br />

to the room size or floor area required. The use of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer<br />

Board and <strong>Nicobond</strong> Thermostats ensure a thoroughly efficient heating<br />

system to benefit any living area.<br />

200W (1 - 1.3m²)<br />

300W (1.5 - 2.0m²)<br />

400W (2.0 - 2.7m²)<br />

600W (3.0 - 4.0m²)<br />

N2550200<br />

N2550300<br />

N2550400<br />

N2550600<br />

800W (4.0 - 5.3m²) N2550800<br />

1000W (5.0 - 6.7m²) N2551000<br />

1400W (7.0 - 9.3m²) N2551400<br />

1600W (8.0 - 10.7m²) N2551600<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Underfloor Heating Cable (6mm)<br />

The 6mm red heating cable that is perfect for new build or major renovation scenarios where a 65mm screed is going to be laid.<br />

Coverage:<br />

@125W/m2 1.0m2-28.2m 2<br />

@ 175W/m2 0.7m2-20.1m 2<br />

Easy to install<br />

A robust and cost-effective heating cable designed for new build and major<br />

renovation projects, where a 65mm screed will be laid. The cable is perfect<br />

for providing energy-efficient room heating and floor warming beneath nearly<br />

any floor covering and is fast to install and adds no build height to the<br />

construction.<br />

No maintenance costs<br />

Lifetime warranty<br />

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Undertile Heating<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Touchscreen Thermostat<br />

Easy to use colour touchscreen display Thermostat for use with undertile heating<br />

Can operate up to 6 events<br />

per day or used in various<br />

modes to suit different<br />

lifestyles<br />

Energy usage information<br />

and diagnostic data<br />

Manufactured for us by the world renowned OJ Electronics, our stylish,<br />

colour display, touchscreen thermostat is simple to use and includes<br />

intelligent adaptive functions to ensure optimum, energy saving performance<br />

from your undertile heating system.<br />

The thermostat programming technology allows access to energy usage<br />

and diagnostic data and can be switched to manual mode if needed.<br />

Includes simple manual mode<br />

5 Year Warranty<br />

16 Amp – 3,800W<br />

White<br />

N2552110<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Touchscreen Thermostat Conversion Kits<br />

Easy to install touchscreen display thermostat covers<br />

East to fit during<br />

or after installation<br />

Made from solid metal & glass<br />

To complement our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Touchscreen Thermostat we offer four<br />

conversion kits to enhance its appearance. Available in solid metal or glass<br />

frames with a colour-coded replacement fascia for the display.<br />

*Thermostat not included<br />

Available in White Glass, Black<br />

Glass, Brushed Aluminium<br />

and Chrome<br />

Black Glass<br />

N2552109<br />

White Glass<br />

N2552108<br />

Brushed Aluminium<br />

N2552112<br />

Chrome<br />

N2552111<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Digital Thermostat<br />

An advanced 7 day programmable thermostat for undertile heating.<br />

Digital display with light<br />

Program selection/night setback<br />

Parental lock<br />

Double insulated sensor included<br />

3 year warranty<br />

Colour - white<br />

This thermostat is very user friendly and easy to program. The backlit<br />

display shows the time, day of week, temperature, mode of operation<br />

and submenu. The thermostat has a built in adaptive function to ensure<br />

the floor or room temperature is reached at the desired time, irrelevant<br />

of external or slab temperatures. It can be operated to maintain floor<br />

temperature, room temperature or both simultaneously.<br />

The built-in temperature limiter is a useful<br />

feature for use with wooden, parquet and<br />

laminate floors where manufacturers stipulate<br />

maximum temperatures that should not be<br />

exceeded.<br />

White<br />

N2552124<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Mirror Demisters<br />

A simple solution to ensure mirrors remain permanently condensation free in a bathroom.<br />

Automatically ensures mirrors<br />

are steam free<br />

Perfect for bathrooms<br />

and shower-rooms<br />

Mirror demisters ensure mirrors automatically remain steam free during and<br />

after bathing and showering. They work by gently heating the reverse of the<br />

mirror, are simple to fit and can be powered through the lighting circuit.<br />

Sizes can be mixed and matched to provide perfect coverage.<br />

Sizes can be mixed and<br />

matched for perfect coverage<br />

Simple to install and power<br />

through the lighting circuit<br />

274 x 265mm N2551700 400 X 450mm N2551702 524 x 520mm N2551704<br />

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Undertile Heating<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra-Level<br />

Pedestal System<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra-Level offers an innovative<br />

solution for the stable, high-quality and longterm<br />

laying of elevated floors using 2cm<br />

porcelain tiles. This is the ideal system for<br />

patios, balconies and other exterior living<br />

spaces – lightweight, easy to install and cost<br />

effective.<br />

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Terra-Level System<br />

The Benefits of The<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra-Level System<br />

Fast installation<br />

No need for mortars or adhesives, so no drying or curing time<br />

and can be fitted in wet and cold conditions.<br />

Easy installation<br />

No need to breach the substrate before installing the system,<br />

so no heavy plant or machinery needed.<br />

Flexible heights<br />

Heights from 1cm to 103cm can be safely achieved and slopes<br />

up to 10° can be compensated, suitable in nearly all situations.<br />

High stability<br />

No moving or self-levelling parts, so the elevated floor tiles are<br />

unable to move, offering long term stability and no need for any<br />

future adjustments.<br />

Exceptional drainage<br />

Joints created naturally during the installation process means<br />

water can easily drain away, so pooling of water will not occur.<br />

Permanent ventilation<br />

Voids created below the elevated floor allows for free movement<br />

of air, so the area always dries quickly.<br />

Services management<br />

Space created below an elevated floor allows services to remain<br />

hidden and protected, so no unsightly cable or pipe trip<br />

hazards.<br />

Special construction<br />

Pedestals are made from special plastics, so each one can<br />

carry 1 metric tonne in weight.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra Level 1cm Stackable Tile Support TL1<br />

Part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pedestal System for 1 - 20cm heights<br />

Supports 1cm<br />

Stackable upto 20cm<br />

Tough plastic composite<br />

TL1 tile supports 1 cm can be laid on any kind of waterproof membrane.<br />

The tough but soft special plastic composite does not harden and reduces<br />

footfall sound. TL1 are stackable and can be used for raising heights from<br />

1 cm to more than 20cm.<br />

Code number N2540400<br />

Fast installation<br />

Flexible heights<br />

High stability<br />

Excepitional drainage<br />

Edge solution at 4cm<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra Level 3cm Stackable Block TL2<br />

Part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pedestal System for over 5cm heights<br />

Supports 3cm<br />

Tough plastic composite<br />

Fast installation<br />

Flexible heights<br />

High stability<br />

Excepitional drainage<br />

TL2 block 3cm was designed to speed up working processes and save<br />

costs. A TL1 must be placed underneath and on top of the block, which<br />

means it can only be used from a raised height of 5cm onwards.<br />

Code number N2540402<br />

Edge solution at 5cm<br />

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Terra-Level System<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra Level 1mm Stackable Adjusting Shim TL3<br />

Part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pedestal System for 1mm adjustments<br />

1mm adjustment<br />

Stackable upto 10mm<br />

Tough plastic composite<br />

Fast installation<br />

Flexible heights<br />

High stability<br />

Excepitional drainage<br />

TL3 adjusting shims 1mm allow easy levelling. Differing tile thicknesses,<br />

unevenness of the substrate and a slight slope can becompensated for by<br />

up to 10mm per tile corner.<br />

Code number N2540404<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra Level 6-13cm Stackable Adjustable Tile Support TL4<br />

Part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pedestal System for 6 - 52cm heights<br />

Supports 6/13cm<br />

Tough plastic composite<br />

Fast installation<br />

Flexible heights<br />

TL4 tile supports 6cm to 13cm are adjusted by means of an adjustment ring<br />

and two opposing threads. If necessary, fine adjustment and slope<br />

compensation is completed using the TL3 adjustment shims 1mm. For<br />

raising heights just over 13cm, TL1 tile supports 1cm, TL2 blocks 3cm and<br />

TL3 adjustment shims 1 mm can all be used for the construction.<br />

By stacking two or more TL4 on top of one another, all raising heights from<br />

6cm to 52cm can be achieved.<br />

Code number N2540406<br />

High stability<br />

Excepitional drainage<br />

6 - 13cm<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra Level 14/ 103cm Coupling Tile Support TL5<br />

Part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pedestal System for 14-103cm heights<br />

Supports 14/103cm<br />

Tough plastic composite<br />

Fast installation<br />

Flexible heights<br />

High stability<br />

Excepitional drainage<br />

TL5 tile supports from 14cm up to 103 cm offer the same features as TL4<br />

but can only be used in conjunction with TL6 coupling tubes. TL6 is cut to<br />

the required length and inserted into the guides at the top and bottom. The<br />

support disc can be adjusted by a further 4cm by screwing.<br />

TL5 was designed to speed up working processes and save costs.<br />

Code number N2540408<br />

14 - 103cm<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Terra Level 100cm Coupling Tube TL6<br />

Part of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Pedestal System for 14-103cm heights<br />

Tube 100cm<br />

Can be cut to size<br />

TL6 coupling tube 100cm can only be used with TL5. A mitre saw with fence<br />

is recommended for cutting to length.<br />

Code number N2540410<br />

Tough plastic composite<br />

Fast installation<br />

Flexible heights<br />

High stability<br />

Excepitional drainage<br />

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wall & floor adhesive<br />

Professional and DIY Tools<br />

Optimum results are essential as they reflect on<br />

the professional reputation of the trade. With this<br />

in mind, <strong>Nicobond</strong> offer a quality range of tools<br />

and accessories that deliver the quality finish<br />

you demand every day.<br />

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Professional Tools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Gauging Trowel<br />

7” (178mm) trowel with steel blade<br />

and softgrip handle<br />

N2540064<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Round Notched Trowel<br />

20 x 10mm softgrip round notch trowel<br />

for floor tiles<br />

N2540058<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> 4mm Notched Trowel<br />

Softgrip square notched trowel 4 x 4mm<br />

for wall tiles<br />

N2540059<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> 6mm Notched Trowel<br />

Softgrip square notched trowel 6 x 6mm<br />

for wall tiles<br />

N2540060<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> 8mm Notched Trowel<br />

Softgrip square notched trowel 8 x 8mm<br />

for wall & floor tiles<br />

N2540061<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> 10mm Notched Trowel<br />

Softgrip square notched trowel 10 x 10mm<br />

for wall & floor tiles<br />

N2540062<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format Floor Tile Trowel<br />

Softgrip with unique tooth design<br />

for improved coverage<br />

N2540194<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout Rake<br />

Grout remover with interchangable carbide<br />

and saw blades<br />

N2540090<br />

Spare blades<br />

N2540092<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Sealant Remover<br />

Soft grip dual action right angled blade allows<br />

both pull and push action for effective removal<br />

of cured silicone sealant N2540228<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Bucket Trowel<br />

Specially shaped for effective use<br />

with buckets 160mm trowel<br />

N2540066<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Screed Trowel<br />

Screed trowel 280 x 130mm<br />

F6102016<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> V Notched Trowel<br />

Trowel handle for notched blades<br />

275 x 110mm F6102020<br />

V Notched trowel blades 1.5mm<br />

F0000032<br />

V Notched trowel blades 2mm<br />

F0000031<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> 600mm Pro Cutter<br />

Supplied with 6mm & 10mm wheels and case<br />

N2540018<br />

Spare wheel for Pro tile cutter<br />

6mm<br />

10mm<br />

N2540020<br />

N2540022<br />

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Professional Tools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Softgrip Float<br />

Float with softgrip handle and fixed hydro sponge<br />

N2540094<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout Float<br />

Professional grout float with wooden handle<br />

240 x 102mm.<br />

Suitable for walls & floors<br />

N2540100<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Epory Grout Float<br />

Light weight body with dense green rubber<br />

pad for the application of epoxy grouts<br />

N2540103<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Washboy<br />

23 Litre professional cleaning set N2540104<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Softgrip Float with Hydro<br />

Sponge<br />

Float with softgrip handle & replaceable block<br />

cut hydro sponge<br />

Float with replaceable block cut hydro sponge<br />

280 x 140mm N2540096<br />

Replacement velcro block cut hydro sponge<br />

N2540098<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Cleaning Pads<br />

Emulsifying cleaning pad handle and variety<br />

of pads<br />

Cleaning pad handle with velcro fixings<br />

N2540082<br />

Emulsifying pad fine (white) N2540084<br />

Emulsifying pad medium (brown) N2540086<br />

Emulsifying pad coarse (black) N2540088<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Hydro Sponges<br />

Used for grouting and cleaning up grout<br />

Small hydro sponge<br />

160 x 110 x 50mm N2540076<br />

Jumbo hydro sponge<br />

200 x 150 x 60mm N2540078<br />

Professional Square Cut Hydro Sponge<br />

165 x 100 x 65mm N2540079<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Guide & Cooling System<br />

Universal guide and cooling system<br />

for use with diamond hole saws<br />

N2540056<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Diamond Hole Saws<br />

Electro plated diamond cutting rim with<br />

discharge holes<br />

N2540024 - 5mm<br />

N2540026 - 6mm<br />

N2540028 - 8mm<br />

N2540030 - 10mm<br />

N2540032 - 12mm<br />

N2540034 - 18mm<br />

N2540036 - 22mm<br />

N2540038 - 27mm<br />

N2540040 - 30mm<br />

N2540042 - 35mm<br />

N2540044 - 50mm<br />

N2540046 - 63mm<br />

N2540048 - 75mm<br />

N2540050 - 115mm<br />

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Professional Tools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Tile Nipper<br />

For use with ceramic, glass, mosaic and<br />

porcelain tiles<br />

N2540008<br />

Spare wheels for nipper (2 Piece) N2540009<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Trim Mitre Cutter<br />

Designed for mitre cutting PVC trims<br />

and beading<br />

N2540001<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Nipper<br />

Drop forged carbine tipped nippers<br />

N2540006<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rodsaw<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> 6” Rodsaw<br />

Replacement blades<br />

N2540002<br />

N2540004<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile File<br />

Tungsten grit file with flat & rounded sides<br />

250mm<br />

N2540014<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Scriber<br />

Tungsten carbide tipped scriber<br />

130mm<br />

N2540010<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Mixing Paddle<br />

Heavy duty mixing paddle<br />

800 x 80mm N2540145<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Remover/Scraper<br />

Angled stainless steel blade with brass high im<br />

pact end for the removal of wall and floor tiles<br />

N2540198<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Long Handle Floor Scraper<br />

12” Long handle floor scraper F0000028<br />

Long handle floor scraper blades F0000029<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Diamond Hand Pads<br />

Fine pad for smoothing the edges of<br />

all types of tile<br />

N2540190<br />

Medium pad for smoothing the edges of<br />

all types of tile<br />

N2540192<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Heavy Duty Builders Bucket<br />

Heavy duty 3 gallon/15 liitre builders bucket black<br />

N2540152<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Knee Pads<br />

Heavy duty knee pads<br />

N2540146<br />

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Professional Tools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rubber Mallet<br />

White 500gm rubber mallet 55mm dia<br />

N2540140<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Bucket<br />

40 Litre Bucket N2540160<br />

26 Litre Bucket N2540158<br />

12 Litre Bucket N2540156<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Skeleton Gun<br />

For silicone sealant and gap filling adhesive<br />

cartridges 400ML N2540162<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Magnets<br />

Magnetic lock set for tile cover or access panels<br />

N2540142<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tape Measure<br />

5M<br />

N2540150<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Sealant Finisher<br />

22mm - 35mm 2 Pack N2540196<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Trianglaur Ceramic Drill Bit<br />

Drill bit for ceramic tilles to cut holes up to<br />

73mm in diameter N2540266<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Cartridge Nozzle Stop<br />

Plastic nozzle stop to prevent cartridge<br />

nozzles drying out N2540270<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Markers<br />

Set of red and black tile markers<br />

N2540276<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Trim Mitre Block<br />

Unique design mitre block for straight and mitre<br />

cutting of metal and PVC trim, with channels to<br />

hold the tim and an anti-slip base N2540278<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> 120mm Dia. Aluminium Suction<br />

Cup SWL 40kg<br />

Single aluminium bodied suction cup for tile<br />

lifting. Safe working load of 40kg. N2540284<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Twin Aluminium Suction Cup<br />

SWL 80kg<br />

Double aluminium bodied suction cup for tile<br />

lifting. Safe working load of 80kg N2540286<br />

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Professional Tools<br />

Peg Type Tile Spacers<br />

Plastic Wedges<br />

T type Tile Spacers<br />

2mm 500 per pack<br />

N2540110<br />

0-5mm 100 per pack<br />

N2540108<br />

2mm (250 per pack)<br />

N2540117<br />

Cross Type Tile Spacers<br />

3mm (250 per pack)<br />

N2540122<br />

1mm (500 per pack)<br />

N2540113<br />

3mm (500 per pack)<br />

N2540124<br />

2mm (100 per pack)<br />

N2540114<br />

3mm (2000 per pack)<br />

N2540125<br />

2mm (250 per pack)<br />

N2540116<br />

3mm (5000 per bucket)<br />

N2540126<br />

2mm (500 per pack)<br />

N2540118<br />

4mm (250 per pack)<br />

N2540128<br />

2mm (2500 per pack)<br />

N2540119<br />

4mm (3000 per bucket)<br />

N2540130<br />

2mm (5000 per bucket)<br />

N2540120<br />

5mm (100 per pack)<br />

N2540132<br />

2.5mm (250 per pack)<br />

N2540121<br />

5mm (3000 per bucket)<br />

N2540134<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Stick-it 380ml<br />

High performance gap filling<br />

panel adhesive N1741000<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Fill-it 380ml<br />

Decorators caulk, flexible<br />

acrylic filler N1742000<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> MS Pro 290ml<br />

Max strength adhesive &<br />

sealant White - N1741002<br />

Clear - N1741004<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Heavy Duty Work Wipes x100<br />

Tough, absorbent, antibacterial work wipes<br />

N2540264<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Carpet Protector<br />

700mm X 25m N2540260<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Hard Floor Protector<br />

700mm X 25m N2540262<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Dust Sheet<br />

Contractors cotton twill dusk sheet 12’x 9’<br />

N2540154<br />

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Professional Tools<br />

Professional Levelling System<br />

Overcome problems with achieving a flat and level floor tile surface with the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Levelling System<br />

Virtually eliminates lipping<br />

Dramatically reduces installation time<br />

Consistant grout lines (1.2mm)<br />

Maximum working depth 70mm<br />

Secure caps minimise movement<br />

Ideal for walls and floors<br />

Large Universal Base Tub 200 pcs N2540246<br />

Standard Caps Bag of 100 pcs N2540250<br />

Application Tool N2540248<br />

Mosaic Wall Spacers<br />

An innovative bedding out spacer system to ensure a flush surface finish for mosaics and tiles of different thicknesses. Simply insert within the tile<br />

adhesive to achieve the required depth and to avoid lipping<br />

Can achieve 2.5, 3.5, 4.5 and 5mm thickness<br />

Covers up to 4.5m length<br />

(50mm wide border)<br />

Optimum design allowing maximum<br />

adhesive coverage and performance.<br />

Snaps easily for different border widths.<br />

5 sheets 300 x 150mm N2540188<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Mosaic Backing Mesh<br />

A self-adhesive backing that supports mosaic mesh sheets to enable fast and simple fixing with flat, square results every time.<br />

Size: 300 x 300 x 3mm<br />

Rigid plastic sheet that can be cut<br />

with scissors or a knife<br />

Allows solid bond of adhesive<br />

from tile to substrate<br />

Professional finish<br />

1 sheet 300 x 300 N2540268<br />

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Professional Sealers & Cleaners<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Cleaner<br />

1ltr<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Cleaner<br />

provides a gentle but<br />

powerful cleaning formula<br />

that will help maintain your<br />

wall and floor tiles in their<br />

original state, without<br />

leaving any residues.<br />

N2540700<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout and Cement Remover<br />

1ltr<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout & Cement Remover is an acid<br />

based cleaner ideal for<br />

removing grout residues,<br />

building site dirt,<br />

efflorescence, rust stains and<br />

lime deposits. This highly<br />

effective powerful cleaner<br />

specially formulated to deal<br />

with building work residues<br />

and general grime.<br />

N2540702<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Colour Intensifier and Sealer<br />

1ltr<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Colour Intensifier and Sealer is a waterbased,<br />

high performance sealer<br />

and enhancer which brings out<br />

the natural colour of stone and<br />

leaves a high sheen to the<br />

surface. It seals and protects<br />

against water penetration and<br />

liquid spills. For all polished &<br />

unpolished natural stone. One<br />

coat application.<br />

N2540716<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Stain and Wax Remover<br />

1ltr<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Stain Remover is an<br />

advanced formula designed to<br />

remove wax deposits and<br />

unwanted stains from tiles.<br />

This easy to use stain remover<br />

is a highly effective product that<br />

will not leave any residues.<br />

N2540724<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile and Stone Polish<br />

1ltr<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile & Stone Polish<br />

will leave your tiles with a deep<br />

lustre. This product is ideal to<br />

revive dull floors.<br />

It will re-polish traffic patterns,<br />

scratches, abrasions & some<br />

surface stains. Suitable for use<br />

on all ceramic, porcelain and<br />

natural tiles. For indoor use<br />

only.<br />

N2540726<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout Protector<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout Protector<br />

protects grout from all<br />

types of stains and spills.<br />

Once treated, this product<br />

helps minimise water<br />

penetration and keeps<br />

grout in its original<br />

condition.<br />

N2540720 500ml<br />

N2540723 Aerosol 500ml<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Water Based Sealer<br />

1ltr<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Water Based Sealer<br />

provides maximum protection<br />

against stains and spills for your<br />

natural stone tiles. The sealer<br />

puts an invisible protection on<br />

your tiles preserving their natural<br />

appearance and will help<br />

enhance their lifespan and<br />

durability. A vapour-permeable<br />

barrier is formed that resists<br />

water and oil-based stains.<br />

One coat application.<br />

N2540708<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Solvent Based Sealer<br />

1ltr<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Solvent Based Sealer provides<br />

maximum stain protection for polished surfaces<br />

while preserving the natural<br />

appearance of the tile and<br />

will help enhance their<br />

lifespan and durability.<br />

Forms a vapour-permeable<br />

barrier that resists water<br />

and oil-based stains. Ideal<br />

for porcelain.<br />

N2540712<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Temporary Protection Sealer<br />

2.5ltr<br />

A water based temporary protective sealer for<br />

tiles prior to grouting, which protects the surface<br />

against discoloration<br />

from pigmented grouts.<br />

Suitable for use on<br />

most surfaces including<br />

marble, ceramics,<br />

mosaics, natural stone,<br />

terracotta, etc. Used<br />

undiluted and applied<br />

in two coats prior to<br />

grouting.<br />

N2540713<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Sealers & Cleaners - Cleaning, Protection & Maintenance<br />

SLATE<br />

UNPOLISHED NATURAL PRODUCTS<br />

HONED NATURAL PRODUCTS<br />

INITIAL CLEANING<br />

Grout & Cement<br />

Remover<br />

Grout & Cement<br />

Remover<br />

Grout & Cement<br />

Remover<br />

NATURAL LOOK<br />

PROTECTION<br />

PROTECTION<br />

COLOUR ENHANCEMENT<br />

REGULAR CLEANING<br />

SPECIAL CLEANING<br />

Water Based Sealer Colour Intensifier & Sealer Tile Cleaner Stain & Wax Remover<br />

Water Based Sealer Colour Intensifier & Sealer Tile Cleaner Stain & Wax Remover<br />

Water Based Sealer Colour Intensifier & Sealer Tile Cleaner Stain & Wax Remover<br />

POLISHED NATURAL PRODUCTS Tile Cleaner Solvent Based Sealer Colour Intensifier & Sealer Tile Cleaner Tile Cleaner<br />

HONED APPLESTONE Tile Cleaner Water Based Sealer Colour Intensifier & Sealer Tile Cleaner Stain & Wax Remover<br />

LIMESTONE Tile Cleaner Water Based Sealer Colour Intensifier & Sealer Tile Cleaner Stain & Wax Remover<br />

GRANITE Tile Cleaner Solvent Based Sealer Colour Intensifier & Sealer Tile Cleaner Tile Cleaner<br />

POLISHED/UNGLAZED PORCELAIN<br />

RUSTIC PORCELAIN<br />

Grout & Cement<br />

Remover<br />

Grout & Cement<br />

Remover<br />

Solvent Based Sealer unrequired Tile Cleaner Stain & Wax Remover<br />

unrequired unrequired Tile Cleaner Stain & Wax Remover<br />

GROUT Grout Protector unrequired Tile Cleaner<br />

Grout Cleaner<br />

or Mould Remover<br />

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DIY Tools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DIY Grout Float<br />

240 x 90mm PVC handle with aluminum plate<br />

N2540102<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DIY Squeegee<br />

180mm rubber squeegee<br />

N2540072<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DIY Combination Spreader<br />

Large combination spreader 180mm<br />

N2540074<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DIY Notched Trowel<br />

6 x 6mm economy square notched trowel<br />

220 x 105mm N2540068<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DIY Notched Trowel<br />

12 x 12mm economy square notched trowel<br />

220 x 105mm N2540070<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DIY Sponge<br />

160 x 110 x 65mm N2540080<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DIY Washboy<br />

10L cleaning set with plastic float/EVA<br />

pad, float with sponge and plastic cover<br />

N2540106<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Floor &<br />

Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Floor & Wall<br />

Tile Cleaner provides a<br />

gentle but powerful<br />

cleaning formula that will<br />

help maintain your tiles to<br />

their original state,<br />

without leaving any<br />

residues<br />

N2540728 500ml<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Floor & Wall Tile<br />

Cleaner EXTRA<br />

Our advanced acid<br />

based cleaner that is<br />

ideal for removing<br />

grout residues, , stains<br />

lime, building site dirt<br />

rust & efflorescence’s<br />

deposits.<br />

N2540730 500 ml<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> All-In-One<br />

Bathroom Cleaner<br />

The perfect for frequent use to keep<br />

your bath, sink, toilet,<br />

shower and bathroom<br />

surfaces sparkling. This<br />

powerful formulation<br />

expertly cleans surfaces<br />

in a bathroom without<br />

leaving residues.<br />

N2540732 500ml<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> All-In-One<br />

Bathroom Cleaner<br />

EXTRA<br />

A powerful formula that<br />

removes limescale and<br />

calcium deposits found<br />

on toilets, taps, tiles<br />

and sinks, effectively<br />

cleaning and removing<br />

stains whilst killing<br />

germs.<br />

N2540734 500ml<br />

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DIY Sealers & Cleaners<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Stain &<br />

Wax Remover<br />

EXTRA<br />

An advanced formula<br />

designed to remove wax<br />

deposits and unwanted<br />

stains from your tiles.<br />

This stain remover is a<br />

highly effective product<br />

that will not leave any<br />

residues.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile &<br />

Stone Polish<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile & Stone<br />

Polish is ideal for<br />

reviving your dull wall<br />

and floors and repolish<br />

traffic patterns,<br />

scratches, abrasions<br />

and surface stains to<br />

leave your tiles with a<br />

deep lustre finish.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout<br />

Cleaner<br />

Our fast acting, easy to<br />

use formula that will<br />

penetrate through dirt<br />

and residue to remove<br />

them quickly and<br />

effectively. Helps to<br />

keep grout looking in its<br />

original condition and<br />

reduce the need for regrouting<br />

or colouring.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Mould<br />

Remover<br />

New powerful formula<br />

to efficiently and<br />

effectively remove<br />

mould stains from<br />

grout, plastic fittings,<br />

silicone sealant and<br />

enamel, and is Ideal<br />

for use on plastic and<br />

enamel baths and<br />

showers.<br />

N2540760 500ml<br />

N2540762 1 litre<br />

N2540754 500ml<br />

N2540752 500ml<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout<br />

Protector<br />

Protects your grout from<br />

all types of stains and<br />

spills. Once treated, this<br />

product helps minimise<br />

water penetration and<br />

keeps grout in its original<br />

condition to help reduce<br />

the need for re-grouting.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Grout<br />

Protector<br />

Protects your grout<br />

from all types of stains<br />

& spills. Once treated,<br />

this product minimises<br />

water penetration and<br />

keeps grout in its<br />

original condition to<br />

help reduce the need<br />

for re-grouting.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Colour<br />

Enhancer and<br />

Sealer<br />

Ideal for natural product<br />

is a water-based, high<br />

performance sealer and<br />

enhancer which brings<br />

out the natural colour of<br />

stone. It seals protects<br />

all polished and<br />

unpolished natural<br />

stone against water<br />

penetration.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Invisible Sealer<br />

for Unpolished<br />

Natural Product<br />

Seal and protect your<br />

unpolished natural stone<br />

tiles from stains & spills<br />

with our water based<br />

sealer which helps to<br />

enhance appearance<br />

and durability through<br />

minimising water<br />

penetration<br />

N2540759<br />

500ml<br />

Aerosol<br />

N2540756 500ml<br />

N2540748 500ml<br />

N2540750 1 litre<br />

N2540736 500ml<br />

N2540738 1 litre<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Invisible Sealer<br />

for Polished Natural Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Invisible Sealer provides maximum<br />

protection against stains and spills for your polished<br />

porcelain tiles. The sealer puts an invisible protection<br />

on your tiles preserving their natural appearance and<br />

will help enhance their lifespan and durability. A<br />

vapour-permeable barrier is formed that resists water<br />

and oil-based stains.<br />

N2540740 500ml<br />

N2540742 1 litre<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Invisible Sealer<br />

for Polished Porcelain<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Invisible Sealer for Porcelain puts an invisible<br />

protection on your porcelain tiles, preserving their<br />

natural appearance. Sealer provides maximum<br />

protection against stains and spills and will enhance the<br />

lifespan and durability of your tiles. A vapour-permeable<br />

barrier is formed that resists water and oil-based stains.<br />

N2540744 500ml<br />

N2540746 1 litre<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Sealers & Cleaners Product Selector - Cleaning, Protection & Maintenance<br />

SLATE<br />

UNPOLISHED NATURAL PRODUCTS<br />

HONED NATURAL PRODUCTS<br />

POLISHED NATURAL PRODUCTS<br />

HONED APPLESTONE<br />

LIMESTONE<br />

GRANITE<br />

POLISHED PORCELAIN<br />

RUSTIC PORCELAIN<br />

INITIAL CLEANING<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Extra<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Extra<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Extra<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Extra<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Extra<br />

NATURAL LOOK<br />

PROTECTION<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Unpolished Natural Product<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Unpolished Natural Product<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Unpolished Natural Product<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Polished Natural Product<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Unpolished Natural Product<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Unpolished Natural Product<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Polished Natural Product<br />

Invisible Sealer for<br />

Polished Porcelain<br />

unrequired<br />

PROTECTION<br />

COLOUR ENHANCEMENT<br />

Colour Enhancer & Sealer<br />

for Natural Product<br />

Colour Enhancer & Sealer<br />

for Natural Product<br />

Colour Enhancer & Sealer<br />

for Natural Product<br />

Colour Enhancer & Sealer<br />

for Natural Product<br />

Colour Enhancer & Sealer<br />

for Natural Product<br />

Colour Enhancer & Sealer<br />

for Natural Product<br />

Colour Enhancer & Sealer<br />

for Natural Product<br />

unrequired<br />

unrequired<br />

GROUT Grout Protector unrequired<br />

CERAMIC<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Extra<br />

unrequired<br />

unrequired<br />

REGULAR CLEANING<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner /<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

SPECIAL CLEANING<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

Floor & Wall Tile Cleaner<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

Grout Cleaner<br />

or Mould Remover<br />

All in One Bathroom Cleaner<br />

EXTRA /<br />

Stain Remover EXTRA<br />

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wall & floor adhesive<br />

Sub-Floor Preparation<br />

and Moisture Control<br />

It is paramount that the sub-floor is in the<br />

appropriate condition prior to the installation of<br />

the smoothing underlayment and subsequently,<br />

the floor covering. The success of the<br />

installation may be reliant on the preparation of<br />

the sub-floor so is a vital part of the flooring<br />

system.<br />

We offer a broad range of high quality sub-floor<br />

preparation solutions and equipment for this<br />

purpose.<br />

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Moisture Control<br />

Sub-floor Moisture Control<br />

A key aspect of sub-floor preparation, our<br />

non-destructive moisture testing equipment allows<br />

you to determine accurately the moisture levels of<br />

your screed or concrete floor. British Standards<br />

BS8201, BS8203, BS5325 (see page 8 for full list)<br />

states that the floor must be sufficiently dry to allow<br />

for installation of a resilient floor covering<br />

Moisture Meters<br />

Our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Moisture Meters are easy to<br />

use and can readily determine the areas<br />

with greatest percentage of moisture within<br />

a subfloor or screeding compound.<br />

Moisture Testing<br />

Establish the presence of or absence of<br />

moisture levels in the screeded floor using<br />

one of our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Moisture meters.<br />

Measures moisture<br />

in wood surfaces<br />

If moisture is indicated, further investigation<br />

is required.<br />

Humidity Testing<br />

Our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Digital Hygrometer is an<br />

insulating box that incorporates a<br />

hygrometer that accurately measures the<br />

relative humidity and air temperature.<br />

To obtain relative humidity readings it is<br />

recommended to use at least two Digital<br />

Hygrometers, irrespective of the room size<br />

in order to accurately access the condition<br />

of the floor. Switch unit on once entrapped<br />

air reaches moisture equilibrium.<br />

Measures moisture in<br />

concrete / hard floors<br />

Digital Hygrometer<br />

An effective, portable and re-usable digital<br />

hygrometer which is designed for<br />

measuring the relative humidity within<br />

screeds and in particular Anhydrite / Calcium<br />

Sulphate screeds.<br />

Digital Hygrometer<br />

Refer to the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Technical Data Sheet<br />

prior to use. If RH is under 75%, installation<br />

of the floor covering can commence.<br />

Floor Treatment (if required)<br />

If the floor achieves a reading lower than<br />

75% RH or 0.5% by weight, proceed with<br />

fitting.<br />

However, if the reading is above these<br />

limits, there is still moisture in the sub-floor.<br />

Apply <strong>Nicobond</strong> Damp Proof Membrane,<br />

which is a single coat, water surface damp<br />

proof membrane and vapour suppressant.<br />

Hygro-Box/Digital Probe<br />

DPM One Coat Membrane<br />

A two part epoxy resin surface DPM and vapour suppressant<br />

which is supplied in a functional dual chamber container and<br />

is used to form a barrier to restrict the passage of moisture.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> DPM controls residual moisture<br />

prior to the application of smoothing<br />

underlayments or floor coverings.<br />

Seek advice from the manufacturer<br />

concerning Anhydrite/Calcium Sulphate<br />

screeds<br />

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Moisture Control<br />

Moisture Meter Kit<br />

Ideal for assessing the moisture content of a variety of construction materials.<br />

Range scale 1 – wood 1 6.0 to 40.0%<br />

scale 2 – wood 2 8.0 to 40.0%<br />

scale 3 – plaster 0.1 to 15.0%<br />

scale 4 – concrete 0.5 to 12.0%<br />

scale 5 – linear 0 to 1000<br />

Our professional <strong>Nicobond</strong> Moisture Meter Kit offers a<br />

complete solution for measuring moisture and dampness<br />

values as a percentage within various substrates and<br />

materials, such as concrete, screed, smoothing compounds,<br />

soft wood, hard wood and plaster.<br />

Resolution<br />

Accuracy<br />

Battery life<br />

Display<br />

Dimensions<br />

Weight<br />

0.1% or 1 (Linear Scale)<br />

±1% moisture content<br />

3 x 1.5 volt AAA – 350 hours<br />

12mm LCD<br />

25 x 56 x 128mm<br />

130 grams<br />

Includes a general purpose probe, heavy duty hammer probe<br />

and a pack of pins for each instrument.<br />

General Purpose Probe<br />

This standard, general purpose, two pin<br />

(12.7mm spacing) moisture meter probe is<br />

ideal for measuring moisture in a variety of<br />

building materials.<br />

Heavy Duty Hammer<br />

Probe<br />

Designed for measuring moisture in<br />

wood and similar materials. The two<br />

pin’s insulated shank ensures<br />

measurements are taken at the pin tip,<br />

allowing varying of depth easurements.<br />

Deep Wall Probe<br />

With it’s insulated deep wall/floor probe,<br />

the probe can measure moisture deep<br />

within walls and floors, regardless of<br />

surface dampness.<br />

The insulated shanks should be inserted<br />

into pre-drilled holes.<br />

Note: The deep wall probe is not<br />

supplied in the kit and is only available<br />

as an optional extra<br />

Avoiding Installation Failures<br />

Premature installation<br />

Demanding schedules increase the risk of the<br />

floor covering being installed prior to the screed<br />

drying to the required level.<br />

Premature installation of the floor covering will<br />

prevent the release of moisture from the<br />

concrete resulting in trapped moisture, causing<br />

blisters or even the failure of the adhesive,<br />

resulting in separation and time consuming and<br />

potentially expensive remedial works.<br />

Use of flooring membranes<br />

Damp proof membranes restrict damp from<br />

passing through the concrete subfloor. If the DPM<br />

does not exist or is damaged, moisture rises to the<br />

surface, which without a waterproof surface<br />

membrane, can affect the adhesion of the floor<br />

covering.<br />

A watesurface membrane creates a film which<br />

forms a barrier that restricts the passage of<br />

moisture and allows a controlled passage of water<br />

vapour. Use of a Surface Proof Membrane helps<br />

to protect the sub-floor.<br />

Measurement is key<br />

It is impossible to detect moisture without the use<br />

of equipment as it is not always visible to the eye<br />

and may conceal moisture that is being released<br />

over time.<br />

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Digital Hygrometer<br />

A calibrated digital hygrometer box for carrying out moisture tests on concrete floors and screeds prior to the installation of floor coverings.<br />

Moisture Control<br />

Displays Temperature<br />

Displays Humidity<br />

No Calibration Required<br />

Simple to Use<br />

Reliable/Accurate<br />

8m Butyl Tape<br />

The N&C Digital Hygrometer is an insulated humidity box that incorporates<br />

a thermo hygrometer that indicates both relative humidity and air<br />

temperature. The box is used for non-destructive moisture testing on<br />

concrete, anhydrite screeds and other floors.<br />

For accurate results, tests should be carried out after the internal conditions<br />

of the building in which the slab is located have been at normal service<br />

temperature and humidity for at least 48 hours prior to commencement of<br />

testing. Ensure that all artificial aids used to accelerate the drying of the slab<br />

and the underfloor heating are turned off at least 4 days (96 hours) prior to<br />

taking the final readings. For best results use in pairs.<br />

British Standards<br />

BS8201 - BS8203 - BS5325<br />

Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Hygro - Box<br />

An insulated humidity box for measuring relative humidity or temperature.<br />

Dimensions 200 x 200 x 50mm<br />

Solely used with<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Therma Probe<br />

The <strong>Nicobond</strong> Hygro-Box is an insulated humidity box, with a top opening<br />

round grommet, Simply insert the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Therma Probe to measure the<br />

relative humidity or temperature. The Hygro-Box is used for non-destructive<br />

moisture testing on concrete, anhydrite screeds and other floors. Includes<br />

8m Butyl tape for sealing.<br />

Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Therma Probe<br />

An easy to use relative humidity and air temperature measuring instrument.<br />

Case Material: ABS plastic<br />

Display Type: LCD digital<br />

Power Source: Battery<br />

Max/min Function: Yes<br />

The <strong>Nicobond</strong> Therma Probe is an easy to use, relative humidity and air<br />

temperature measuring instrument for use with the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Hygro Box.<br />

The unit measures %rh over the range of 0 to 100%rh with a resolution of<br />

0.1%rh and temperature over the -20 to 70°C (120 to 50°C with fixed probe)<br />

with a resolution of 0.1°C.<br />

The Therma Probe incorporates a custom LCD, displaying %rh,°C/°F, dew<br />

point indication, max/min and hold.<br />

Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

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Product Selector Guide<br />

Refer to the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Product Selector on the<br />

following pages for an abridged overview of<br />

many of the products featured in this directory.<br />

The easy to follow Selector identifies key<br />

features of the products as well as the<br />

conditions under which they can be used. This<br />

includes detailed information relating to the wall<br />

or floor substrate to be tiled and any surface<br />

preparation which may be required.


Ready Mixed Adhesives<br />

N&C recommend this product in this situation<br />

This product can be used in this situation<br />

Product <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive <strong>Nicobond</strong> Ultragrip<br />

Description<br />

The original ready mixed<br />

tile adhesive<br />

Ready mixed, high grab<br />

acrylic tile adhesive<br />

Substrate Wall Wall<br />

Bed Thickness Up to 3mm Up to 3mm<br />

Wall Surfaces Conditions Specifications<br />

Open Time (approx) 20 min 30 min<br />

Grouting After Fixing 6 - 12 hrs 6 - 12 hrs<br />

Set Time (approx) 24 hrs 24 hrs<br />

Colour Off white Off white<br />

Pack Size 15kg 15kg<br />

Classification - EN12004 D1TE D1TE<br />

Interior<br />

Exterior<br />

Swimming Pools<br />

High Humidity<br />

Gypsum Plaster/Plasterboard<br />

Dry Areas<br />

Gypsum Plaster/Plasterboard<br />

High Humidity<br />

Tile Backer Boards<br />

Concrete/Blocks/Bricks<br />

Cement Sand Render<br />

Wood Based Boards<br />

Gloss Paints<br />

Existing Tiled Surfaces<br />

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Ready Mixed Adhesives<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterproof Tile Adhesive<br />

Ready mixed, waterproof<br />

acrylic tile adhesive<br />

Wall<br />

Up to 3mm<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Aquagrip<br />

Ready mixed, high grab waterproof<br />

acrylic tile adhesive<br />

Wall<br />

Up to 3mm<br />

30 min 30 min<br />

4 - 6 hrs 4 - 6 hrs<br />

24 hrs 24 hrs<br />

Brilliant white<br />

15kg, 3.75kg<br />

D2TE<br />

Off white<br />

15kg<br />

D2TE<br />

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Powder Adhesives<br />

N&C recommend this product in this situation<br />

This product can be used in this situation<br />

E - Add <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002 as per data sheet<br />

P1 - Prime with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

P2 - Prime with 2 coats <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer diluted 1:3 with<br />

water applied at right angles to each other<br />

P3 - Priming section System 1<br />

Product<br />

Description<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre S2<br />

Flexible, rapid set<br />

tile adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex S1<br />

Flexible, rapid set<br />

tile adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format Flex S1<br />

Single part fast set<br />

tile adhesive<br />

Substrate Wall & Floor Wall & Floor Floor<br />

Conditions Specifications<br />

Bed Thickness Up to 12mm Up to 12mm Up to 30mm<br />

Open Time (approx) 10 - 15 min 10 - 15 min 20 min<br />

Grouting After Fixing 3 hrs 2 - 4 hrs 3 - 4 hrs<br />

Set Time (approx) 3 hrs 3 - 4 hrs 3 - 4 hrs<br />

Colour White & Grey White & Grey White & Grey<br />

Pack Size 20kg 20kg, 10kg 20kg<br />

Classification - EN12004 C2 FT S2 C2 FT S1 C2 F S1<br />

Internal<br />

External<br />

Swimming Pools<br />

High Humidity<br />

Wall Surfaces<br />

Gypsum Plaster/<br />

Plasterboard Dry Areas<br />

Gypsum Plaster/<br />

Plasterboard High Humidity<br />

Tile Backer Boards<br />

Concrete/Blocks/Bricks<br />

Cement Sand Render<br />

Wood Based Boards<br />

Gloss Paints<br />

Existing Tiled Surfaces<br />

+ P2 + P2<br />

+ P2 + P2<br />

+ P1 + P1<br />

Floor Surfaces<br />

Concrete/Cement sand screed/<br />

Cement based levelling or smoothing<br />

compounds<br />

Power Floated Concrete<br />

Anhydrite/Calcium<br />

Sulphate-Based Screed<br />

Hard Floor Grade Asphalt Sanded<br />

Under Floor Heating<br />

Ceramic Stone Terrazzo<br />

Metal/Steel<br />

Wood Based Boards<br />

Plastic Ply<br />

+ P1 + P1 + P1<br />

+ P1 + P1 + P1<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2 + P2<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3 + P3<br />

+ P3 + P3<br />

Hard Vinyl Tiles<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3 + P3<br />

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Powder Adhesives<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre S1<br />

Highly flexible, standard set<br />

fibre reinforced tile adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Quickflex S1<br />

High performance quick set<br />

flexible tile adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Standard Set Flex S1<br />

High performance<br />

standard set tile adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Ecoflex<br />

Carborn Neutral flexible<br />

rapid set tile adhesive<br />

Wall & Floor Wall & Floor Wall & Floor Wall & Floor<br />

Up to 12mm Up to 12mm Up to 12mm Up to 12mm<br />

Up to 30 mins 10 min 30 mins 10 - 15 min<br />

Approx 24 hrs 3 hrs 18 - 24 hrs 2 - 4 hrs<br />

Approx 24 hrs 3 hrs 18 - 24 hrs 3 - 4 hrs<br />

White & Grey White - Grey White & Grey White & Grey<br />

20kg 20kg 20kg 20kg<br />

C2 TE S1 C2 FT S1 C2 C2TE S1 C2 FT S1<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3 + P3 + P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

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Powder Adhesives<br />

N&C recommend this product in this situation<br />

This product can be used in this situation<br />

E - Add <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002 as per data sheet<br />

P1 - Prime with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

P2 - Prime with 2 coats <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer diluted 1:3 with<br />

water applied at right angles to each other<br />

P3 - Priming section System 1<br />

Product<br />

Description<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Gypfix<br />

Gypsum-based<br />

fast setting<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapid Tile & Stone<br />

Rapid set<br />

tile adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Xtra Tile & Stone<br />

High build standard set<br />

tile adhesive<br />

Substrate Floor Wall & Floor Wall & Floor<br />

Conditions Specifications<br />

Bed Thickness Up to 12mm Up to 20mm Up to 15mm<br />

Open Time (approx) 20 min 10 min 30 min<br />

Grouting After Fixing 4 hrs 2 - 3 hrs 18 - 24 hrs<br />

Set Time (approx) 4 hrs 2 - 3 hrs 18 - 24 hrs<br />

Colour White White & Grey White & Grey<br />

Pack Size 20kg 20kg 20kg<br />

Classification - EN12004 N/A C2 F C2 TE<br />

Internal<br />

External<br />

Swimming Pools<br />

High Humidity<br />

Wall Surfaces<br />

Gypsum Plaster/<br />

Plasterboard Dry Areas<br />

Gypsum Plaster/<br />

Plasterboard High Humidity<br />

Tile Backer Boards<br />

Concrete/Blocks/Bricks<br />

Cement Sand Render<br />

Wood Based Boards<br />

Gloss Paints<br />

Existing Tiled Surfaces<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ E<br />

+ P1<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P1<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

Floor Surfaces<br />

Concrete/Cement sand screed/<br />

Cement based levelling or smoothing<br />

compounds<br />

Power Floated Concrete<br />

Anhydrite/Calcium<br />

Sulphate-Based Screed<br />

Hard Floor Grade Asphalt Sanded<br />

Under Floor Heating<br />

Ceramic Stone Terrazzo<br />

Metal/Steel<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P3<br />

+ E<br />

+ P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P2<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

Wood Based Boards<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E<br />

Plastic Ply<br />

Hard Vinyl Tiles<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

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Powder Adhesives<br />

Standard Set Flex <strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex <strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix <strong>Nicobond</strong> Nico-lastic<br />

Standard set<br />

tile adhesive<br />

Single part quick set<br />

flexible tile adhesive<br />

Quick set<br />

tile adhesive<br />

Standard set epoxy<br />

polyurethane adhesive<br />

Wall & Floor Wall & Floor Wall & Floor Wall & Floor<br />

Up to 10mm Up to 12mm Up to 10mm Up to 5mm<br />

20 min 15 - 20 min 10 - 15 min Approx 50mins<br />

18 - 24 hrs 3 hrs 2 - 3 hrs 24 hrs<br />

18 - 24 hrs 3 hrs 3 - 4 hrs 24 hrs<br />

White & Grey White & Grey Grey White<br />

20kg 20kg 20kg 5kg<br />

C2TE C2 FT C1 FT R2t<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P1<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P1<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ P2<br />

+ E<br />

+ P1<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ P1<br />

+ E + P1<br />

+ E + P1<br />

+ E + P1<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P2<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

+ E + P3<br />

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Grouts<br />

N&C recommend this product in this situation<br />

This product can be used in this situation<br />

E - Add <strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002<br />

Product Flexible Grout Plus Tilers Grout<br />

Description<br />

A single part, flexible<br />

and water resistant polymer<br />

modified, cement based grout<br />

Grouting compound for<br />

ceramic tiles & mosaics<br />

Specifications<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> Substrates Wall & Floor Wall & Floor<br />

Black, Silver Grey, Cream,<br />

White, Limestone, Ivory,<br />

Available Colours<br />

Slate Grey, White, Limestone,<br />

Grey, Charcoal, Beige<br />

Mid Grey, Jasmine & Lt Coffee<br />

Pot Time (approx) 45 - 60 min 60 min<br />

Setting Time (approx) 8 -12 hrs 4 - 8 hrs<br />

Classification - EN12004 CG2 CG1<br />

Pack Size<br />

Suitable Joint Widths<br />

10kg - 2.5kg<br />

20kg - 10kg<br />

5kg - 2.5kg - 1kg<br />

White & Light Colours 2 - 20mm Up to 4mm<br />

Grey & Dark Colours 2 - 20mm Up to 20mm<br />

Recommended Area of Use<br />

Interior Wall <strong>Tiling</strong><br />

Interior Floor <strong>Tiling</strong><br />

Exterior Wall <strong>Tiling</strong><br />

Exterior Floor <strong>Tiling</strong><br />

Swimming Pools<br />

Increased Water Resistance<br />

Heated Floors<br />

Heavy Pedestrian Traffic<br />

Food Preparation Areas<br />

Tiles on Worktops<br />

Tiles on Wooden Floors<br />

Tiles on to Plastic Ply<br />

Commercial Kitchens<br />

Commercial Showers<br />

Domestic Kitchens Walls<br />

Domestic Kitchens Floors<br />

Domestic Pumped Showers<br />

Domestic Showers<br />

Chemical Resistance<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

+ E<br />

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Grouts<br />

Starlike<br />

Silicone Sealant<br />

Extreme performance grout add Sparkle to<br />

create a sensational glitter effect<br />

Wall & Floor<br />

Black, Slate Grey, Mid Grey,<br />

Silver Grey, White, Jasmine, Cream, Limestone & Lt Coffee<br />

A ready to use, high modulus,<br />

acetoxy silicone sealant<br />

Wall & Floor<br />

Clear, White, Jasmine, Limestone, Light Coffee, Silver Grey &<br />

Black<br />

60 min Skinning Time Approx 25 mins<br />

6 - 8 hrs Full cure up to 24 hrs<br />

RG + R2T<br />

2.5kg Starlike, 75gm Sparkle<br />

ISO 11607-F-25HM<br />

310ml<br />

up to 15mm<br />

up to 15mm<br />

Typical bead up to 6mm<br />

Typical bead up to 6mm<br />

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Flooring<br />

This product can be used in this situation<br />

P1: Prime with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer diluted 1:4 with water.<br />

P2: Prime with 2 coats <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer applied at right<br />

angles to each other diluted 1: 3 with water<br />

P3: Prime with undiluted (Neat) <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Product All Purpose Level Floor Latex<br />

Description<br />

Rapid drying, rapid<br />

setting, 2 part, low odour,<br />

medium strength, self<br />

smoothing underlayment.<br />

An economical fast<br />

setting,self smoothing<br />

underlayment, ideal for<br />

renovation work.<br />

A conventional, 2 part,<br />

low odour self smoothing<br />

underlayment.<br />

Specifications<br />

CT category C16 F5 C25 F7<br />

Working Life at 20⁰C 10 mins 20 - 30 mins 30 mins<br />

Walk on hardness at 20⁰C 30 - 45 mins 2 hrs 2 hrs<br />

Ready to fix ceramics at 3mm 45 mins 4 hrs 4 hrs<br />

Ready to fix resilient/LVT<br />

flooring at 3mm<br />

45 mins loose lay<br />

3 - 4 hrs bonded<br />

4 hrs loose lay<br />

12 hrs bonded<br />

12 hrs bonded<br />

Application Thickness (Min) 1mm 2mm 1- 8mm unfilled<br />

Application Thickness (Max) 10mm 50mm 30mm<br />

Can Granite Chips be added No Yes Yes<br />

Coverage at 3mm per bag 4 - 4.5m² 3.5 - 4m² 4.5m 2<br />

Pack size (powder) 20kg 20kg 20kg<br />

Pack size (liquid) 4.8 litres N/A 4 litres<br />

Protein Free<br />

Suitable for Pump Application<br />

Power Floated Concrete<br />

+ P1 + P1<br />

+ P1<br />

Concrete/Cement Sand Screed<br />

Substrates<br />

+ P1 + P1<br />

+ P1<br />

Cement Sand Screed<br />

+ P1 + P1<br />

+ P1<br />

Cement Based Levelling Compound<br />

+ P1 + P1<br />

+ P1<br />

Floor Surfaces<br />

Calcium Sulphate Based Screed<br />

(Anhydrite)<br />

Hard Internal Floor Grade Asphalt<br />

(sanded)<br />

Underfloor Heating<br />

Minimal Adhesive Residues on<br />

Solid Base<br />

Plywood Overlays<br />

+ P2 + P2<br />

+ P3 + P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P2<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

Non-Absorbent Surfaces e.g.<br />

Terrazzo, Ceramic Tiles<br />

Metal/Steel (non flexing, corrosion<br />

free & clean)<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

Floor Boards<br />

+ P1<br />

Hard Vinyl Tiles<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Surface DPM'S<br />

+ P3<br />

+ P3<br />

Typical areas of use<br />

Commercial<br />

Industrial<br />

Hospitals<br />

Schools<br />

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Flooring<br />

This product can be used in this situation<br />

+P4<br />

Apply a slurry bonding coat comprising<br />

2 parts ScreedPro Cement Mix<br />

1 part <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

1 part clean cold water<br />

Product Cement Mix Cement Mix Cement Mix<br />

Description<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Cement Mix is a specially formulated cement replacement binder for<br />

use with graded aggregate to produce rapid setting and ultra rapid drying floors screeds.<br />

Screeds produced using ScreedPro Cement Mix can be tiled after 3 hours and ready<br />

to accept a levelling compound prior to installing resilient flooring from 18 hours.<br />

Specifications<br />

Mix Ratio by Weight 1:4 1:5.5 1:7<br />

CT category C50 F11 C38 F8.5 C25 F6<br />

Working Time 20 - 30 mins 25 - 35 mins 30 - 45 mins<br />

Walk on Time 2 - 3hrs 2 - 3hrs 3 - 4hrs<br />

Ready for Floor Covering From 3hrs From 3hrs From 3hrs<br />

Graded Aggregate 0 – 8mm 1.7kg/m²/mm 1.8kg/m²/mm 1.9kg/m²/mm<br />

Mixing Time 4 - 6 minutes 5 – 7 minutes 6 – 8 minutes<br />

Coverage 0.42kg/m²/mm 0.33kg/m²/mm 0.27kg/m²/mm<br />

Pack size (powder) 20kg 20kg 20kg<br />

Suitable for Pump Application<br />

Floor Surfaces Minimum Thickness<br />

Bonded Screeds 15mm +P4 15mm +P4 15mm +P4<br />

Unbonded Screeds 40mm 40mm 40mm<br />

Floating screeds over insulation<br />

or slip membrane - Domestic<br />

Floating screeds over insulation<br />

or slip membrane - Commercial<br />

65mm 65mm 65mm<br />

75mm 75mm 75mm<br />

Underfloor Heating<br />

Typical areas of use<br />

Commercial<br />

Industrial<br />

Hospitals<br />

Schools<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> are becoming increasingly well<br />

known in the industry as problem solvers. From<br />

the earliest days as inventors of <strong>Nicobond</strong> PVA<br />

based wall tile cement, <strong>Nicobond</strong> continues to<br />

invest in new technologies and tiling systems. In<br />

this section of our directory we provide<br />

numerous illustrated solutions covering a wide<br />

variety of everyday tile installations.


<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Sand:Cement Screed/Concrete<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure sand:cement screed or concrete base is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. If the base is porous, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer in ratio 4 volumes of water to 1 volume of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Solidly bed tiles into recommended adhesive 3-6mm deep using slight sliding action. Allow to dry to recommended time.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed. In the event that a rapid<br />

setting cement replacement is used the drying time of screed will be greatly reduced. Contact the Technical Team for further information<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapid Tile & Stone<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Grout<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto a Cracked Floor or Green Screed*<br />

6<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure sand:cement screed or concrete base is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. If the base is porous, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer in ratio 4 volumes of water to 1 volume of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Using a 4mm notched trowel, apply a thin layer of a C2 S1 tile adhesive to the surface and lightly comb through.<br />

4. Whilst the adhesive is still wet, press the <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L firmly into position. Use a float or similar flat trowel to smooth out and ensure<br />

the fleece is embedded into the adhesive. Butt joint the adjacent lengths of the mat and secure together with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape.<br />

5. Apply a layer of the recommended C2 S1 category adhesive onto the <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L using the straight edge of the notched trowel,<br />

press the adhesive firmly into the round cavities to create a solid bed. The adhesive can then be floated over the surface, notched with a<br />

trowel and tiles placed firmly into position.<br />

6. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed.<br />

* For fast track applications the <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L can be laid on to the screed as soon as it is sufficiently hard to walk on and then tiled.<br />

* D-Mat 3L is suitable for application over surface cracks, any structural cracks should be suitably surveyed and repaired accordingly.<br />

* <strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex Fibre S2 only recommended for tiling to green screed.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

D-Mat 3L<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Timber Floors using a Timber Reinforcing Sheet<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure that the timber floorboards or chipboard/plywood is screwed down at a maximum of 300mm centres.<br />

2. Prime the timber surfaces with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent & Sealer and allow to dry.<br />

3. To reduce deflection and increase stability, overlay the timber floor with <strong>Nicobond</strong> PlasticPly TM in a brick like formation. Remove the<br />

backing sheet for self adhesive fixing.<br />

4. Solidly bed tiles into recommended adhesive 3-6mm deep using slight sliding action. Allow to dry to recommended time.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* Timber is not considered to be a suitable base for floor tiling in wet, frequently damp, or high humidity areas, unless appropriate precautions<br />

are taken (BS 5385-4). Noggins might be required between joists in order to achieve the required rigidity. The limit of deflection normally<br />

permitted for domestic timber floors (see BS 5268-2) might be too great to avoid damage to tiling systems.<br />

* <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply is not a suitable remedy for direct tiling to floating floors, these require additional strengthening through overboading,<br />

seek technical advice.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

PlasticPly TM<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

Universal Bonding Agent<br />

and Sealer<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Installation of Large Format Tiles over in-situ Underfloor Heated Floors<br />

6. <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Professional Levelling<br />

System<br />

8<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

Refer to the Technical Team for the full specification.<br />

1<br />

Structural joints must be followed through to the tile surface.<br />

Perimeter joints must be installed where the wall abuts the floor and around any<br />

columns or permanent fixtures. These must be filled with a compressible joint<br />

filler such as silicone sealant.<br />

Movement Joints should also be inserted as a bay joint to isolate areas of screed<br />

with separately controlled heating circuits, at doorway thresholds and at junctions<br />

between heated and unheated sections of the screed.<br />

Fix large format tiles of a minimum thickness of 10mm and typically in sizes<br />

800mm x 800mm, 900mm x 450mm, 1000mm x 1000mm, 1200mm x 600mm and 1200mm x 1200mm.<br />

1. Ensure the concrete base is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. Insulation layer and heating system<br />

3. Ensure the screed is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

4. Loose lay the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Disconnecting Sheet onto the screed surface and tape over joints with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape.<br />

5. Tiles should be back buttered and solidly bedded into the adhesive layer to ensure there are no voids beneath the tiles.<br />

6. The <strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Levelling System should be used to ensure tiles are flat and level.<br />

7. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended Grout.<br />

8. Intermediate movement joints should be installed to ensure the bay sizes are not greater than 80m², are square or rectangular<br />

and with the width to length ratio not exceeding 10 to 8.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed.<br />

* Large Format Agglomerate Tiles may be unsuitable for service conditions. Check with manufacturer before use.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Proffessional Levelling System<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Extreme Performance Grout<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Disconnecting Sheet<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Movement Joints<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> to Sand: Cement Screed with in-situ Underfloor Heating<br />

7<br />

6<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the concrete base is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. Apply a 30mm Insulation layer and cover with polythene slip membrane/damp proof membrane (DPM)<br />

3. Heating pipes tied to mesh or stapled to insulation at 250mm centres.<br />

4. Apply a 65mm layer of screed.<br />

5. If necessary, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

6. Solidly bed tiles into recommended adhesive 3-6mm thick, using slight sliding action.<br />

7. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout<br />

* Screed to be allowed to dry out for minimum of 3 weeks. (In the event that a rapid setting cement replacement is used the drying time of<br />

screed will be greatly reduced. Refer to the Technical Team for further information) Heat the floor to intended surface temperature and<br />

maintain for a minimum of 3 days, allow to cool to room temperature before tiling. Allow 28 days after completion before restoring the floor<br />

to its operating temperature at a rate of 5°C per day.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Timber Floors with Undertile Heating<br />

7<br />

6<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure that the timber floorboards or chipboard/plywood is screwed down at a maximum of 300mm centres.<br />

2. Prime the timber surfaces with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent & Sealer and allow to dry.<br />

3. To reduce deflection and increase stability, overlay the timber floor with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply in a brick like formation. Remove the<br />

backing sheet for self adhesive fixing.<br />

4. Using the straight edge of a notched trowel, float a layer of recommended adhesive over the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply to ensure the voids are<br />

filled in to produce a smooth surface.<br />

5. Lay out the undertile heating wire or mat and tape into position.<br />

6. To prevent damage to the wires during the tiling process, it is recommended to encapsulate the wires in a layer of either<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Latex or the appropriate tile adhesive.<br />

7. Bed the tiles in to the appropriote adhesive and fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* Timber is not considered to be a suitable base for floor tiling in wet, frequently damp, or high humidity areas, unless appropriate precautions<br />

are taken (BS 5385-4).<br />

Noggins might be required between joists in order to achieve the required rigidity. The limit of deflection normally permitted for domestic<br />

timber floors (see BS 5268-2) might be too great to avoid damage to tiling systems.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Undertile Heating<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Sand:Cement Screed with Undertile Heating<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. To improve heating performance, we recommend using minimum of 10mm <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board as an insulation layer.<br />

Adhere the tile backer board directly onto the concrete/sand:cement screed using the recommended adhesive and allow to dry.<br />

3. Lay out the wire and tape in position.<br />

4. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive to fully encapsalate the wires and cover with a layer of either <strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Latex with<br />

Latex Flex Liquid or the appropriote tile adhesive.<br />

5. Bed the tiles in to the appropriote adhesive and fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed. In the event that a rapid<br />

setting cement replacement is used the drying time of screed will be greatly reduced. Refer to the Technical Team for further information.<br />

* The tile adhesive must be fully dry (minimum 7 days) before the heating is switched on.<br />

* The recommended 10mm Tile Backer Board is the minimum to be used. Improved insulation will result from the use of thicker boards.<br />

Consult technical team for insulation properties of different board thicknesses.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Undertile Heating<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Fixing Natural Stone to Sand:Cement Screed/Concrete with Undertile Heating<br />

7<br />

6<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. To provide insulation, use the recommended adhesive and affix a minimum 10mm thick layer of Nicond Tile Backer Board. Tape over the<br />

joints with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape.<br />

3. Lay out the Undertile Heating Wire or Mat and tape into position.<br />

4. Cover the wires with a layer of the recommended adhesive.<br />

5. Whilst the adhesive is still wet, press the <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L firmly into position. Use a float or similar flat trowel to smooth out and ensure<br />

the fleece is embedded into the adhesive. Butt joint the adjacent lengths of the mat and secure together with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape.<br />

6. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive onto the <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L using the straight edge of the notched trowel, press the<br />

adhesive into the round cavities to create a solid bed. The adhesive can then be floated over the surface, notched with a trowel and tiles<br />

placed firmly into position. Tiles can be installed immediately once the initial adhesive set has taken place.<br />

7. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed.<br />

* The recommended 10mm Tile Backer Board is the minimum to be used. Improved insulation will result from the use of thicker boards.<br />

Consult technical team for insulation properties of different board thicknesses.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives Recommended Tile Grout Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapid<br />

Tile & Stone<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Xtra<br />

Tile & Stone<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

D-Mat 3L<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex Fibre S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Undertile Heating<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Fixing Glass Tiles to Sand:Cement Screed/Concrete Floors with Undertile Heating<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. To improve heating performance, we recommend using minimum of 10mm <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board as an insulation layer.<br />

Adhere the tile backer board directly onto the concrete/sand:cement screed using the recommended adhesive and allowed to dry.<br />

3. Lay out the wire and tape in position.<br />

4. Spread the adhesive over the wires and boards and solidly bed porcelain tiles into recommended adhesive 3-6mm thick.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed. In the event that a rapid<br />

setting cement replacement is used the drying time of screed will be greatly reduced. Contact the Technical Team for further information.<br />

* The tile adhesive must be fully dry (minimum 7 days) before the heating is switched on.<br />

* Note that an Undertile Heating Mat system is also available for professional use. Refer to <strong>Nicobond</strong> <strong>Tiling</strong> Products The <strong>Directory</strong> for<br />

information.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Standard Set Flex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Undertile Heating<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Surface Contaminated Sand: Cement Screed/Concrete<br />

or Temporary Installations<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. Loose lay the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Disconnecting Sheet onto the screed surface and tape over joints with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape.<br />

3. <strong>Tiling</strong> can commence immediately. Press the tiles into the recommended adhesive with a slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

Large format tiles should be back buttered.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended Grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format Flex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Disconnecting Sheet<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapid Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Extreme Performance Grout<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Calcium Sulphate/Anhydrite Screeds in Light Commercial Traffic Areas<br />

6<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the concrete base is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. Apply an Insulation layer and cover with polythene slip membrane/damp proof membrane (DPM)<br />

3. In-situ underfloor heating system.<br />

4. Calcium Sulphate/Anhydrite Screed – minimum cover over pipes is 30mm.<br />

5. Using a digital/hair hygrometer ensure the screed is sufficiently dry and that the surface has been suitably prepared. Refer to the <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Gypfix data sheet for full instructions. Apply a layer of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix onto the surface and trowel out as usual ensuring solid bedding of<br />

the tiles. Large format tiles should be back buttered.<br />

6. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* Calcium Sulfate/Anhydrite Screeds are not suitable for permanently wet areas such as swimming pool surrounds, shower areas or<br />

commercial kitchens.<br />

* The screed should be suitably prepared to receive floor tiling. 40mm thick Anhydrite Screed requires typically 40 days drying time. Moisture<br />

content of Anhydrite Screed should be 0.5% by weight or 75% R.H. It is generally the responsibility of the flooring contractor to mechanically<br />

abrade the screed to remove laitance, if in doubt this process should be carried out by the tiling contractor, this will ensure removal of laitance<br />

and any dirt left by other trades. Vacuum dust or other loose material.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Gypfix<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

Alternative System:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Existing Tiles<br />

1<br />

3<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Thoroughly clean tiles to remove dirt, grease, fats or any other contamination. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Super Cleaning Crystals are a detergent and<br />

should be diluted in hot water for this purpose. Ensure existing tiles are firmly bonded to substrate.<br />

2. Existing unglazed or terrazzo floor tiles may be slurry primed incorporating <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and the recommended adhesive.<br />

3. Spread the recommended adhesive over the existing tiles and fix new tiles using the notched trowel or solid bed method as appropriate.<br />

4. Fix new wall tiles with recommended paste or powder based adhesives. Fix floor tiles with the recommended powder based products.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* When fixing tiles to impervious backgrounds such as existing tiles the setting time of adhesives will be extended.<br />

* When re-tiling walls, ensure the overall weight of tiling does not exceed the permitted levels of 32kg/m² for plasterboard and 20kg/m² for<br />

gypsum plaster.<br />

* Paste adhesive is only suitable for wall tile applications and for use with ceramic bodied tiles.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Ultragrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Aquagrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Fast Floor and Wall Adhesive/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Fixing Thin Tiles to Walls and Floors<br />

5. <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Professional Levelling<br />

System<br />

6<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean. For tile on tile installation see page opposite.<br />

2. If the base is porous, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer in ratio 4 volumes of water to 1 volume of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Spread the recommended adhesive over the surfaces and fix new tiles using the notched trowel or solid bed method as appropriate.<br />

4. Place the tiles into the wet adhesive using a slight sliding action to ensure solid bedding of the tiles.<br />

5. The <strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Levelling System should be used to ensure floor tiles are flat and level.<br />

6. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and a further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed. In the event that a rapid<br />

setting cement replacement is used the drying time of screed will be greatly reduced. Refer to the Technical Team for further information.<br />

* When fixing tiles to impervious backgrounds such as existing tiles the setting time of adhesives will be extended.<br />

* When re-tiling walls, ensure the overall weight of tiling does not exceed the permitted levels of 32kg/m² for plasterboard and 20kg/m² for<br />

gypsum plaster.<br />

* Some thin tile products are reinforced on the back with a mesh/resin layer. Ensure compatibility and suitability of these tiles before work<br />

proceeds.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Levelling<br />

System<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Plaster and Plasterboard (Dry Areas)<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

4<br />

5<br />

1. Either screw plasterboard to stud frame wall construction at maximum 600mm centres, or apply gypsum plaster to block work.<br />

2. Prime the surfaces with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent and Sealer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Spread the recommended adhesive over the surfaces and fix new tiles using the notched trowel or solid bed method as appropriate.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

5. Ensure movement joint is inserted into internal corners, PVC type or silicone sealant.<br />

* New plaster needs to dry for at least 4 weeks. Tiles to be fixed to finish coat only, never the backing coat. When fixing to Plaster board<br />

ensure the boards are rigidly braced and adequately supported, fix directly to the paper face, do not skim with plaster. Weight of tiling not to<br />

exceed 32kg/m² on plasterboard and 20kg/m² onto gypsum plaster.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Ultragrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Universal Bonding<br />

Agent and Sealer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> to Raised Access Flooring<br />

7<br />

6<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. Adjustable pedestals bonded to the subfloor with a suitable polyurethane or similarly appropriate adhesive.<br />

3. Heavy grade galvanised steel encapsulated panels usually 600 x 600mm are affixed to the pedestals. Each panel should be drilled and<br />

screwed down at each corner into the polypropylene head gasket to ensure the floor is sufficiently rigid and stable.<br />

4. Ensure the raised access panel floor is completely clean and free from any contaminants such as dust or grease before installing the<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L. Apply a layer of Multipurpose flooring adhesive onto the surface in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.<br />

5. Whilst the adhesive is still wet, press the <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L firmly into position. Use a float or similar flat trowel to smooth out and ensure<br />

the fleece is embedded into the adhesive. Butt joint the adjacent lengths of the mat and secure together with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape.<br />

6. Apply a layer of the recommended C2 S1 category adhesive onto the <strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L using the straight edge of the notched trowel,<br />

press the adhesive firmly into the round cavities to create a solid bed. The adhesive can then be floated over the surface, notched with a<br />

trowel and tiles placed firmly into position.<br />

7. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* If the floor requires additional reinforcement the raised access floor can be overlaid with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board screwed down at<br />

300mm centres.<br />

* If only a small area of flooring is involved eg: up to 25m sq then <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply may be used instead of D-Mat 3L.<br />

* Perimeter movement joints should be installed so bay sizes are no greater than 100m sq in accordance with BS 5385 - 3. Any movement<br />

joints in the raised access flooring system should be carried through the tiling.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

D-Mat 3L<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

Niobond Rapidflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Multipurpose<br />

Flooring Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Fixing <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board to Stud Partition Walls<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

Smooth, paintable pipe covers are a<br />

quick and effective solution for hiding<br />

away unsightly pipework, simply choose<br />

the correct cover size and cut to length.<br />

Run a bead of <strong>Nicobond</strong> PU Adhesive<br />

along the 2 leading edges and press<br />

firmly into position.<br />

5<br />

4<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Galvanised Screws and Washers<br />

1. Screw board to stud work using <strong>Nicobond</strong> Galvanised Screws and Washers, taking care to screw down until the washer bites into the board.<br />

For boards less than 20mm thick, vertical studs should be set at 300mm centres. For greater thicknesses 400mm centres are suitable.<br />

2. All board edges must be supported by timber noggins and fixed using approx 12 fixings on a 1200 x 600mm board or 21 fixings on a<br />

2400mm x 600mm board. Fixings should be set at approx 300 - 400mm centres.<br />

3. The joints between boards should be taped over using either <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape for dry areas or <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

and components for wet areas.<br />

4. Spread the recommended adhesive over the surfaces and fix new tiles using the notched trowel or solid bed method as appropriate.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Minimum thickness of board for screw fixing is 10mm.<br />

* Stud centres to be set subject to loading requirements.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Waterproof<br />

Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tile Backer Board<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Aquagrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ultragrip<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterpoof Tape<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Galvanised Screws<br />

and Washers<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Fixing <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board to Solid Walls<br />

1<br />

3<br />

2. Apply dots of adhesive to the<br />

reverse side of the board<br />

(max 300mm centres).<br />

5<br />

6<br />

7<br />

4. Hammer–In fixings to provide<br />

a secure installation of the Tile<br />

Backer Board.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Hammer–In fixings<br />

1. Ensure the wall surface is sound and free from dust and grease.<br />

2. Using <strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix apply dots of adhesive to the reverse side of the board. A 600 x 2400 x 12.5mm thick board will typically have<br />

12 dots of mortar up to 30mm thick, ensure outer dots are located at board edges.<br />

3. Offer up the board vertically to the wall surface and bed firmly into place. Always use a straight edge and level to ensure good alignment.<br />

4. Once the adhesive has set use the Hammer–In fixings to provide a secure installation of the Tile Backer Board. The fixings to be positioned<br />

so as to be hammered in through the middle of the dot of adhesive.<br />

5. The joints between boards should be taped over using either <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape for dry areas or <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

and components for wet areas.<br />

6. Spread the recommended adhesive over the surfaces and fix new tiles using the notched trowel or solid bed method as appropriate.<br />

7. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* The dot and dab fixing system is not recommended for use with boards less than 12.5mm thick. For the thinner boards, using a notched trowel<br />

apply a solid bed of adhesive over the board surface and press firmly into position.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Waterproof<br />

Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tile Backer Board<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Aquagrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ultragrip<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterpoof Tape<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Hammer–In fixings<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Fixing Natural Stone/Slate onto Sand:Cement Screed/Concrete<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. If the base is porous, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer in ratio 4 volumes of water to 1 volume of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

3. It is recommended to use a white cement based adhesive for bonding limestone and other light coloured or translucent natural stones.<br />

Apply a suitable layer of adhesive, lightly combing the surface using a 10mm <strong>Nicobond</strong> Notched Trowel and solidly bed the tiles into the<br />

wet adhesive. Do not use spot or blob fixing method for these tiles as unsightly water marks or “shadowing” may appear on the surface.<br />

Slate products are varied and can be supplied in cut or cleaved format. Slate may be impervious or relatively porous. If a cut slate of<br />

European origin is selected, these may be bedded into a polymer modified adhesive using the above technique. Cleaved slate may<br />

produce material of different thicknesses and it is recommended to bed these in using a pourable, flow bed or high build grade of adhesive.<br />

4. Natural Stones and Slate may require sealing prior to grouting, follow the manufacturerʼs instructions ensuring the adhesive has fully cured<br />

prior to sealing the stone surface. In the case of impervious natural stones this period can extend over several weeks.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed. In the event that a rapid<br />

setting cement replacement is used the drying time of screed will be greatly reduced. Refer to the Technical Team for further information.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapid<br />

Tile & Stone<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Xtra<br />

Tile & Stone<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex Fibre S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Fixing Large Format Tiles onto Sand:Cement Screed/Concrete<br />

5. <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Professional Levelling<br />

System<br />

6<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. If the base is porous, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer in ratio 4 volumes of water to 1 volume of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Apply a layer of adhesive from 4mm up to 30mm thick onto the base using the 20mm half round <strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format Notched Trowel.<br />

4. Place the tiles into the wet adhesive using a slight sliding action to ensure solid bedding of the tiles.<br />

5. The <strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Levelling System should be used to ensure tiles are flat and level.<br />

6. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed. In the event that a rapid<br />

setting cement replacement is used the drying time of screed will be greatly reduced. Refer to the Technical Team for further information.<br />

* It should be noted that a large format tile is a tile with no tile edge greater than 1200mm or a facial area greater then 3600cm 2<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Professional Levelling<br />

System<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> in Food Preparation Areas and Where Chemical Resistance is Required<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

4<br />

1. Ensure sand:cement render or gypsum plastered walls, screed or concrete surfaces are all fully cured, flat and clean and suitable for tiling.<br />

2. If surfaces are porous prime with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer.<br />

3. Press the tiles into the recommended adhesive with a slight sliding or twisting action. Large format tiles should be back buttered.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

* Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and a further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed.<br />

* Cement:Sand render should be left for 2 weeks before tiling is applied.<br />

* In accordance with the United Kingdom regulations and European directives relating to food hygiene only Epoxy based grouts may be used<br />

in food preparation areas. These are required to be smooth, impervious, chemically resistant, easy to maintain in a sterile condition and do<br />

not taint food.<br />

* In projects of a more industrial nature where the tile installation requires a high degree of chemical resistance then the use of epoxy as the<br />

adhesive is also recommended.<br />

* Contact between food and tiling should be avoided for at least 7 days.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Nico-lastic Tile<br />

Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> in Swimming Pools and Fountains<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

4<br />

5<br />

* Note for Concrete pools the pool water<br />

tightness test should be carried out before the<br />

application of the render, screed and tile<br />

finishes. For pools constructed using<br />

reinforced concrete blocks, the render<br />

becomes part of the watertight construction<br />

and needs to be tested for water tightness<br />

accordingly.<br />

* For leisure pools with wave action features<br />

or for pools filled with water of high sulphate<br />

content the use of epoxy resin grouts is<br />

recommended.<br />

* On completion Swimming Pools should<br />

stand for a period of 3 weeks before pool<br />

filling commences at the rate of no more than<br />

750mm every 24 hours. Initial heating of the<br />

pool water should also be restricted to a rise<br />

in temperature of 0.25º C per hour.<br />

1<br />

1. Pool construction can take various forms but in all cases ensure for example that any release oils or curing agents have been removed<br />

from concrete substrates and that waterproofed sand:cement render and screed is fully cured, flat, clean and suitable for tiling.<br />

2. If rendering onto concrete or blockwork the surface should be slurry primed with a bond coat of 1 part water:1 part <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer:1 part<br />

Opc. The render will typically be 1:3 or 1:4 cement:sand and up to a maximum total thickness of 20mm. Integral waterproofing additives to<br />

be added in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.<br />

3. The layout of tiling must take into account stress relieving joints which must be carried through the tiling, render/screed and be provided in<br />

accordance with the specification and in line with all day work joints in the concrete.<br />

4. Press the tiles into the recommended adhesive with a slight sliding or twisting action. Tiles with deep grooves on the reverse should be<br />

back buttered to ensure solid bedding is achieved.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout allowing 3 days after fixing before commencing grouting. Note a further 3 days<br />

should elapse before applying sealants to joints.<br />

*Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed or render.<br />

* Refer to the TTA publication “Design and Construction Process for Swimming Pools” for further advice and information.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers<br />

Grout<br />

and Enhancer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

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Fixing Large Format Tiles to Plaster and Plasterboard (Dry Areas)<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

4<br />

5<br />

1. Either screw plasterboard to stud frame wall construction at maximum 600mm centres, or apply gypsum plaster to block work.<br />

Ensure surfaces are dust free and clean.<br />

2. Prime the surfaces with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> <strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent and Sealer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Apply the recommended adhesive onto the wall. Install tiles ensuring good contact between the tiles and adhesive. For large format tiles of<br />

60 x 30cm or larger it is advisable to apply the adhesive using the 10mm square <strong>Nicobond</strong> Notched Trowel. This will enable bedding out of<br />

the adhesive to accommodate any curvature in the tiles.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

5. Ensure movement joints are inserted into internal corners, PVC type or silicone sealant.<br />

* New plaster needs to dry for at least 4 weeks. Tiles to be fixed to finish coat only, never the backing coat. When fixing to Plaster board ensure<br />

the boards are rigidly braced and adequately supported, fix directly to the paper face, do not skim with plaster. Weight of tiling not to exceed<br />

32kg/m² on plasterboard and 20kg/m² onto gypsum plaster. For details of fixing large format tiles to alternative substrates or in wet areas<br />

please contact <strong>Nicobond</strong> Technical Team.<br />

* It should be noted that a large format tile is a tile with no tile edge greater than 1200mm (nominal) or a facial area greater than 3600cm².<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Ultragrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Standard Set Flex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Universal Bonding<br />

Agent and sealer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Silicone Sealant<br />

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Fixing Mesh Backed Mosaics onto Various Substrates<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

4<br />

5<br />

6<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully cured, flat and clean. If the base is porous, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer in ratio<br />

4 volumes of water to 1 volume of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

2. Either screw plasterboard to stud frame wall construction at maximum 600mm centres, or gypsum plaster if fixing onto block work.<br />

3. Overlay plasterboard/gypsum plaster substrate with 12mm <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board. Use <strong>Nicobond</strong> Screws and Discs at 400mm<br />

centres to the substrate. Boards should be cross bonded and screws recessed.<br />

4. Cover joints between boards with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape. Seal corners with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Tape and Internal Corners.<br />

5. Apply a layer of adhesive onto the substrate and lightly comb the surface using a <strong>Nicobond</strong> Notched Trowel. Offer the sheet of mosaic up<br />

and bed the mesh side into the adhesive layer and smooth the sheet with a flat trowel to ensure good contact between the mesh and the<br />

adhesive.<br />

6. Once the adhesive has set firm i.e. the following day, the joints may be grouted using the same <strong>Nicobond</strong> Mosaic Adhesive and Grout.<br />

* The backing mesh should not occupy more that 25% of the area of each tessera as this will affect the performance of the Mosaic Adhesive and Grout. In wet<br />

areas the backing material should be water resistant. * Cement:Sand render should be left for 2 weeks before tiling is applied. (BS 5385 : Part 1)<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended<br />

Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Standard Set Flex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Nico-lastic Tile<br />

Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Sparkle<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tile Back Board<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Fibre S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterpoof Tape<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

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Fixing tiles using the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Sound Reduction System onto floor type 1<br />

(concrete base) as per Building Regulations 2010 Document E<br />

9<br />

8<br />

6<br />

7<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ceiling of floor level below.<br />

2. Ensure the concrete base is fully cured, flat and clean.<br />

3. Apply a layer of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Multi-Purpose Floor Adhesive to concrete base, following the manufacturerʼs instructions.<br />

4. Lay the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Acoustic Mat and smooth out with a light roller to remove any air bubbles or voids.<br />

5. Cover joints between mats with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape to prevent tile adhesive penetrating to the base which could cause a sound bridge.<br />

6. Insert acoustic mat strips around the perimeter at wall/floor junctions to isolate the floor covering.<br />

7. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive onto the mat and trowel out as usual, ensuring solid bedding of the tiles.<br />

8. Press tiles into the recommended adhesive with a slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

9. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

*Sound transmission is a complex subject and the <strong>Nicobond</strong> method needs to be part of a complete building ‘package’ of sound reduction to<br />

provide ‘adequate’ insulation. *Tiles having sides less than 100mm in length should not be used (see B5385-4)<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Acoustic Mat is also suitable for laying under wood, carpet, laminates and vinyl sheet, do not use with vinyl tiles or planks<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Acoustic Mat<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Multi-Purpose Floor<br />

Adhesive<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Hard Vinyl Floor Tiles<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Thoroughly clean the hard vinyl tiles using <strong>Nicobond</strong> Super Cleaning Crystals mixed with hot water. This is to remove any traces of polish,<br />

grease or other contaminants. Any loose tiles and residues of old adhesive should be removed. Ensure the tiles are firmly bonded<br />

2. Brush apply a coat of slurry primer onto the surface consisting of 1 volume water, 1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and 1 volume of the<br />

recommended <strong>Nicobond</strong> powder adhesive and allow to set.<br />

3. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive and press tiles with slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Do not tile to flexible Vinyl Tiles or Sheet. These should be removed together with any residual adhesive.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

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TIling onto Fibreglass/G.R.P. (Glass Reinforced Polyester) Internal Areas.<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure the GRP is structurally sound and does not exhibit any sign of cracking. Thoroughly clean and abrade the surface to provide a<br />

mechanical key and to remove any loose fibres or other contaminants which may prevent adhesion.<br />

2. Brush apply a coat of slurry primer to the surface consisting of 1 volume water, 1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and 1 volume of<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Powder Adhesive and allow to set.<br />

3. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive and press tiles with slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Ensure newly installed GRP is permitted to cure thoroughly for a period of at least 7 – 10 days at 20ºC before tiling. Not suitable for tiling to<br />

Acylic shower trays.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Sdhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Xtra Tile & Stone<br />

and Enhancer<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Nico-lastic Tile<br />

Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Fast Floor and Wall Adhesive/Enhancer 2002<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Flooring Grade Asphalt<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. Ensure surface is cleaned thoroughly using a solution of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Super Cleaning Crystals mixed with hot water.<br />

2. Brush apply a coat of slurry primer to the surface consisting of 1 volume water 1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and 1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

adhesive powder and allow to set.<br />

3. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive and press tiles with slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* For internal areas the grade of asphalt should be type F 1076 and suitable for the anticipated loads and conditions. For external areas<br />

such as balconies or roof terraces , the asphalt should be paving grade. Roofing felt is not a suitable surface to tile directly onto.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Xtra Tile & Stone<br />

and Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible FibreS1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Oil Based Gloss Painted Surfaces<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

1. Thoroughly clean existing paintwork ensuring it is firmly bonded to the substrate. It is advisable to tile to gloss paint only.<br />

If the surface is suspect, cover with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board.<br />

2. Spread the recommended adhesive over the existing paint and fix new tiles using the notched trowel or solid bed method as appropriate.<br />

3. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* Ensure the paint is sufficiently sound to bear the weight of new tiling.<br />

* <strong>Tiling</strong> to water based paints /distemper is not recommended, these should be removed before tiling commences.<br />

* Only absorbent ceramic tiles may be used with ready mixed products for tile on tile, if porcelain tiles then use cement based adhesives.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Waterproof<br />

Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Aquagrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapidflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Feature Product:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> onto Steel Substrates<br />

1<br />

2<br />

3<br />

4<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

1. The substrate must be braced and rigid to receive tiling. Ensure it is clean, dry and free from dust or any other contamination which will<br />

reduce adhesion. The steel should be degreased using a solution of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Super Cleaning Crystals mixed with hot water.<br />

2. Brush apply a coat of slurry primer to the surface consisting of 1 volume water, 1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and 1 volume<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Powder Adhesive and allow to set.<br />

3. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive and press tiles with slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

4. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

* It is not recommended to tile onto Stainless Steel, highly flexibilised epoxy adhesives are required for this function. Galvanised Steel<br />

should be checked to ensure the galvanised coating is firmly bonded to the base metal.<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Nico-lastic Tile<br />

Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone/Enhancer 2002<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecofle S1x<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Wet Room Waterproof Tanking for Solid Construction Walls and Floors<br />

1<br />

2<br />

6<br />

8<br />

9<br />

10<br />

5<br />

4<br />

7<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

4. Large Collar to seal joint between the<br />

drain and the Premier Shower Deck.<br />

1. Cement render or gypsum plastered walls and concrete or sand:cement screeded floors.<br />

2. If surface is porous prime with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

3. Insert the Premier Shower Deck into position or lay screed to appropriate fall. Make connections for drainage.<br />

4. Fit the self adhesive <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Large Collar to seal the joint between the drain and the Premier Shower Deck.<br />

5. Start with internal corners, wall and floor junctions, joint between Premier Shower Deck and screed, install the self adhesive<br />

components, these can be overcoated with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Membrane and allow to dry.<br />

6. Using a medium roller, apply the first coat of membrane to wall and floor. It is not necessary to coat the Premier Shower Deck (only<br />

around the drain collar) as it is waterproof. Allow to dry.<br />

7. Apply the second coat of membrane over walls, floors and wet room components to ensure a good seal is achieved. The optimum<br />

thickness of the membrane to be minimum 0.6mm for the two coats. Allow to dry for at least 2 hours before commencing tiling.<br />

8. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive and press tiles with slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

9. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

10. Insert movement and perimeter joints to internal corners and at wall and floor junctions.<br />

*Allow at least 6 weeks for structural concrete floors to cure and further 3 weeks for subsequently applied screed. In the event that a rapid<br />

setting cement<br />

replacement is used the drying time of screed will be greatly reduced. Refer to the Technical Team for further information. New plaster<br />

needs to dry for at least 4 weeks. Tiles to be fixed to finish coat only, never the backing coat. Weight of tiling on gypsum plaster should not<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Drainage Cover<br />

Tiled Floor<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive<br />

Drain Clamping Ring<br />

Large Pipe Collar<br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

Wet Room Tanking Sheet<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room<br />

Waterproofing Membrane<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Tanking Sheet (self adhesive)<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Pipe Collars (self adhesive)<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Corners and Tape (self adhesive)<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

s1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterproof Tanking<br />

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Wet Room Waterproof Tanking System for Stud Walls and Timber Floors<br />

1<br />

2<br />

9/10<br />

11<br />

12<br />

13<br />

4<br />

8<br />

7<br />

6<br />

5<br />

3<br />

2<br />

1<br />

4. Large Collar to seal joint between the<br />

drain and the Premier Shower Deck.<br />

1. Screw plasterboard to stud frame wall construction at maximum 600mm centres. Ensure surfaces are dust free and clean.<br />

2. If wall surfaces are porous and for timber floors prime with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent & Sealer.<br />

3. Cut out the timber floor for the Premier Shower Deck and make connections for drainage.<br />

4. Use self adhesive <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Large Collar to seal joint between the drain and the Premier Shower Deck.<br />

5. Place the Plastic Ply into position on the floor, removing the backing sheet for self adhesive fixing.<br />

6. Spread a thin, even layer of tile adhesive over the Plastic Ply to provide a flat surface<br />

7. Lay the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Tanking Sheet. This will waterproof all sections of the timber floor. Use the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room<br />

Waterproof Tape to seal the joints.<br />

8. Start with internal corners, wall and floor junctions, joint between Premier Shower Deck and Tanking Sheet, install the self adhesive<br />

components, these can be overcoated with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Membrane as described below.<br />

9. Using a medium roller apply the first coat of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing Membrane to wall and floor. It is not necessary to coat the<br />

Premier Shower Deck (only around the drain collar) as it is waterproof. Allow to dry.<br />

10. Apply the second coat of membrane over walls, floors and wet room components to ensure a good seal is achieved. The optimum<br />

thickness of the membrane to be minimum 0.6mm for the two coats. Allow to dry for at least 2 hours before commencing tiling.<br />

11. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive and press tiles with slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

12. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

13. Insert movement and perimeter joints to internal corners and at wall and floor junctions.<br />

* Timber is not considered to be a suitable base for floor tiling in wet, frequently damp, or high humidity areas, unless appropriate precautions<br />

are taken (BS 5385-4).<br />

Noggins might be required between joists in order to achieve the required rigidity. The limit of deflection normally permitted for domestic<br />

timber floors (see BS 5268-2) might be too great to avoid damage to tiling systems.<br />

* The use of sheets and boards that are subject to movement from changes in moisture content e.g. wood-based materials such as plywood,<br />

chipboard, wood particle boards etc. should be avoided if at all possible.Failure to observe recommendations as to treatment of boards can<br />

lead to subsequent warping and distortion of the boards with consequent cracking and delamination of the tiling. In situations where tiles<br />

maybe subject to high pressure water jet ie: from power showers it is recommended to fill joints using <strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Extreme Performance<br />

Grout .<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Drainage Cover<br />

Tiled Floor<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive<br />

Drain Clamping Ring<br />

Large Pipe Collar<br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

Wet Room Waterproof Tape<br />

Wet Room Tanking Sheet<br />

Plastic Ply<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room<br />

Waterproofing Membrane<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Tanking Sheet (self adhesive)<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Pipe Collars (self adhesive)<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Corners and Tape (self adhesive)<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Aquagrip<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterproof Tanking<br />

System<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> UBAS<br />

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Creating a Wet Zone Shower Area without Breaching the Floor<br />

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2<br />

6<br />

7<br />

8<br />

9<br />

5<br />

4<br />

3<br />

1<br />

4. Large Collar to seal joint between the<br />

drain and the Premier Shower Deck.<br />

1. Screw plasterboard to stud frame wall construction at maximum 600mm centres. Ensure the sand:cement screed or concrete is fully<br />

cured, flat and clean.<br />

2. If wall or floor surfaces are porous prime with <strong>Nicobond</strong> UBAS or <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Prepare the Wet Zone by placing the Wet Zone Base into position. Locate the positioning for the waste pipe and cut out accordingly.<br />

Attend to connections from the waste pipe to the Phleximax drain.<br />

4. Spread a thin even layer of recommended adhesive over the surface and bed the Premier Shower Deck onto this. Use a spirit level to<br />

make sure all the levels are correct.<br />

5. To ensure the Wet Zone is water tight, treat with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing Membrane and tanking system components, start<br />

with internal corners, wall and floor junctions, pipe collars around water inlet connection and the Phleximax, install the self adhesive<br />

components, these can be overcoated with <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Membrane and press the above components into position<br />

and allow to dry.<br />

6. Using a medium roller apply the first coat of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproof Membrane to wall. It is not necessary to coat the Premier<br />

Shower Deck (only around the drain collar) as it is waterproof. Allow to dry. (If desired the remaining floor area can also be tanked<br />

following procedures in the previous pages.) Apply the second coat of membrane over walls and Wet room components to ensure a<br />

good seal is achieved. The optimum thickness of the membrane to be minimum 0.6mm for the two coats. Allow to dry for at least 2 hours<br />

before commencing tiling.<br />

7. Press the tiles into the recommended adhesive with slight sliding or twisting action. Tiles may be fixed directly to the edge detail of the<br />

Wet Zone Base and the Premier Shower Deck.<br />

8. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

9. Insert movement and perimeter joints to internal corners and at wall and floor junctions.<br />

10 To complete the Wet Zone select a shower screen from the N&C Range.<br />

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<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

Wet Zone Base<br />

105mm thick<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room<br />

Waterproofing Membrane<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Pipe Collars (self adhesive)<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Waterproofing<br />

Corners and Tape (self adhesive)<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

Featured Product<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Sparkle<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Premier Shower Deck<br />

Alternative Adhesives:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Fibre S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> uickflex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Aquagrip<br />

Alternative Grouts:<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout/Enhancer 2002<br />

Other Featured Products<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterproof Tanking<br />

System<br />

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Levelling prior to ceramic tiling<br />

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1. Ensure the concrete base or Cement screed has fully cured and is clean, sound and dry.<br />

2. If the sub-floor is porous, prime with diluted <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer in the ratio of 4 volumes of water to 1 volume of<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer and allow to dry.<br />

3. Apply ScreedPro Level Floor up to 50mm thick in one application according to the instructions.<br />

4. Solidly bed tiles into suitable adhesive 3-6mm deep using slight sliding action. Allow to dry to recommended time.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using recommended grout.<br />

Suspended floor or direct to ground base must have an effective damp proof membrane installed.<br />

Recommended Screeds<br />

Alternative Screeds<br />

Featured Products<br />

ScreedPro<br />

Level Floor<br />

ScreedPro<br />

Cement Mix<br />

ScreedPro<br />

Latex<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Primer<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Fibre<br />

Adhesive S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex<br />

Carbon Neutral<br />

Adhesive<br />

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Fast Track Floor Refurbishment for floor coverings<br />

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1. Remove existing hard vinyl floor tiles from the sub-floor. Ensure the base is sound and dry.<br />

2. Remove as much of the residual flooring adhesive as possible and ensure remaining residues are hard and not water softenable.<br />

3. Apply the ScreedPro All Purpose up to a maximum of 6mm thick on residues according to the instructions and allow to dry.<br />

4. Apply a layer of the recommended adhesive and press tiles with a slight sliding or twisting action.<br />

5. Fill joints between tiles using the recommended grout.<br />

Suspended floor or direct to ground base must have an effective damp proof membrane installed.<br />

Recommended Screeds<br />

ScreedPro<br />

All Purpose<br />

Recommended Tile Adhesives<br />

Recommended Tile Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex Fibre<br />

S2<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Rapidflex<br />

S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Large Format<br />

Flex S1<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Flexible Grout Plus<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tilers Grout<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike Extreme<br />

Performance Grout<br />

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The recommendations in this publication and on our website<br />

www.ncnicobond.com are made in good faith for the guidance of<br />

specifiers and users. Clarification of any system employed must be sought<br />

from the local branch or Technical Team before commencing work. Our<br />

company pursues a policy of continuous research and development; we<br />

therefore reserve the right to update this information at any time without prior<br />

notice. We also guarantee the consistent high quality of our products;<br />

however, since conditions of use and workmanship are outside our control,<br />

the advice is given without responsibility on our part. Please always ensure<br />

you are working from the current copy of our directory.<br />

Any colour representations in this publication are as near to actual as the<br />

printing process will allow. Colours should always be selected from an<br />

actual sample prior to use. The same colour name may appear in several<br />

product groups, particularly with grouting compounds. Due to the varying<br />

nature of the groups this should not be construed as meaning the colour will<br />

provide an exact match. All colours should be checked for suitability prior to<br />

the commencement of work.<br />

Always use clean mixing equipment and tools, which should be washed in<br />

water immediately after use. Residual adhesive or grout must be washed<br />

from the face of tiles before it sets, particularly in situations where <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Enhancer 2002 or epoxy products have been used.<br />

When mixing cement based adhesives, grouting compounds and screeds<br />

the powder must always be added to the liquid. In the majority of instances<br />

on site a quicker, smoother mix will be achieved by using a <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

mixing whisk in a slow speed electric drill to blend the powder/liquid<br />

elements. It is also particularly appropriate when adding <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Granite Chippings into a previously blended <strong>Nicobond</strong> screeding<br />

compound.<br />

When blending screeding compounds in small quantities, any buckets used<br />

must always be thoroughly cleaned between each application. Residual<br />

quantities of material may speed up the setting time of subsequent blends.<br />

Coverage figures quoted do not include wastage and are dependent upon<br />

the condition of surface and type of tile.<br />

All quoted setting times are given in good faith and established in a<br />

controlled laboratory environment at 20ºC and 50% relative humidity. This is<br />

to ensure consistent results; however adverse weather or site conditions<br />

may extend or shorten these times. When fixing porcelain or fully vitrified tiles<br />

quoted setting times will be extended except for our epoxy based<br />

materials.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ready mixed paste and cementitious based adhesives and grouts<br />

used for tiling are not designed to form, in themselves, a water impermeable<br />

membrane.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ready mixed paste adhesives are not suitable for tiling to plastics,<br />

fibre-glass, or metal surfaces and are not suitable for continuous immersion<br />

in water. For dispersion adhesives of this type to provide a satisfactory bond<br />

either the tile or the substrate must be absorbent.<br />

Consideration must also be given to placement of movement and<br />

expansion joints. Since selecting the type and location of joints involves<br />

consideration of construction materials, bedding systems, anticipated<br />

temperature and humidity conditions, areas concerned and setting out of<br />

the tiling, it is the responsibility of the designer to incorporate joint details at<br />

the design stage. BS 5385 refers.<br />

To avoid failure which may follow from the debonding of any original<br />

adhesive, it is recommended that any residual quantities be removed to<br />

expose approximately 80%, evenly distributed, of the original surface.<br />

Whatever the surface involved it must be fully cured, dimensionally stable,<br />

clean, dry, and free from dust, laitance or any other contamination which will<br />

reduce adhesion.<br />

Good adhesion to the sub-floor is very important to guarantee the<br />

successful application of any thin screed or underlayment. Direct to earth<br />

sub-floors must have an effective DPM (seek technical advice). All <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

products should be mixed and applied in accordance with the relevant and<br />

most current product data sheet.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> products should not be used to make good screeds or any other<br />

substrates that are either structurally weak or have a friable surface.<br />

Do not add additional water to the single part water based products or<br />

additional liquid to the latex based products as this will reduce the final<br />

performance of the cementitious underlayments.<br />

Do not apply any <strong>Nicobond</strong> screed product below 5 o c or above 25 o c;<br />

the temperature of the substrate must be carefully considered and included<br />

in your temperature calculations before using any cementitious screed<br />

product.<br />

Concrete curing agents, admixtures and surface hardeners and the residues<br />

of these products can impair adhesion. Where doubt exists or the<br />

compatibility is unknown a trial adhesion test should be carried out before<br />

the work commences. All surfaces must be clean, sound and free from dust,<br />

plaster droppings, bitumen, grease, paint, polish and any water softenable<br />

or loosely adhered materials.<br />

Gypsum / Calcium Sulphate / Anhydrite based Screeds<br />

Gypsum and anhydrite based screeds also require careful consideration in<br />

respect of moisture content, surface finish and chemical compatibility.<br />

The screed should be tested for moisture according to<br />

BS8203:2001+A1:2009. The recommended methods are Hair/Electronic<br />

Hygrometer–The test is non destructive and provides reliable results for a<br />

relative humidity of 75%. Carbide Bomb–Destructive but gives a direct<br />

measurement of moisture content. Oven Drying-Time consuming but also<br />

gives a direct measurement.Note –Electronic metres are not suitable for<br />

accurate determination of the moisture content of calcium sulphate screeds.<br />

It is the installers responsibility to take all necessary precautions in terms of<br />

taking moisture readings to satisfy themselves that the floor is adequately<br />

dry prior to applying <strong>Nicobond</strong> flooring products. These screeds are<br />

commonly applied by pump which leaves a laitance on the surface and it is<br />

the flooring contractors responsibility to return after 2 or 3 days to<br />

sand this off.<br />

These screeds contain Calcium Sulphate which can be problematical if they<br />

come into contact with cement (screed or adhesive) in the presence of<br />

moisture. Under these circumstances a chemical reaction can take place. It<br />

is necessary to create a barrier utilising a priming system or disconnecting<br />

mat (unless <strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix is used for tile fixing) to prevent the formation<br />

of Ettringite, an expansive crystalline product which can lead to delamination<br />

of the screed or tile bed.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Silicone Sealant should always be used to seal between surfaces<br />

subject to any differential movement such as where tiles abut or between<br />

tiled wall & shower tray, also for filling expansion joints in vertical surfaces.<br />

A diverse range of substrates is now presented to the specifier or fixer when<br />

considering ceramic wall and floor tiling and similar cladding materials, or<br />

the application of screed and rendering.<br />

Tile backer boards are becoming increasingly popular and all such<br />

proprietary products or similar substrates must be suitable for the intended<br />

purpose and have been fixed strictly in accordance with the manufacturers<br />

instructions.<br />

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As a general guide the following should be noted and acted upon accordingly.<br />

• "New plasterwork should have been completed at least 4 weeks<br />

previously and should be dry throughout. Tiles should only be fixed to the<br />

finish coat, never direct to the backing coat. Plasterwork is unsuitable as a<br />

background for tiling in wet areas."<br />

(BS 5385: Part 1: 2009 Section 6 Table 3d).<br />

• "New concrete, concrete blocks and bricks and calcium silicate bricks<br />

should be left for at least 6 weeks before rendering or direct fixing is<br />

commenced. Cement: sand mortar rendering should be left for 2 weeks<br />

before tiling is applied."<br />

(BS 5385: Part 1: 2009 Section 6 Table 3a).<br />

• "At least 6 weeks should be allowed for structural floors to undergo<br />

initial drying shrinkage. If a screed is subsequently to be applied the screed<br />

should be left for at least a further 3 weeks."<br />

(BS 5385: Part 3: 2014 Section 4.3).<br />

• “Timber is not considered to be a suitable base for floor tiling in wet,<br />

frequently damp, or high humidity areas, unless appropriate precautions are<br />

taken (BS 5385-4). Noggins might be required between joists in order to<br />

achieve the required rigidity. The limit of deflection normally permitted for<br />

domestic timber floors (see BS 5268-2) might be too great to avoid<br />

damage to tiling systems.”<br />

• “As the floor coverings, adhesives and smoothing compounds may be<br />

adversely affected by moisture, sub-floors should be so constructed as to<br />

protect the floor covering installation from moisture or water vapour from<br />

the” (see BS 8203: 2001: 3.1.4)<br />

• For additional information and guidance on tiling to Calcium Sulfate based<br />

screeds refer to The Tile Association publication “<strong>Tiling</strong> to Calcium Sulfate<br />

Screeds.”<br />

For adhesives or screeds to perform according to specification it is important that the porosity of such surfaces is reduced to acceptable<br />

levels. Highly porous cementitious based surfaces such as aerated concrete or aerated blocks must be sealed using system 2 below, as a<br />

minimum. Should any doubt remain concerning porosity then a slurry priming coat according to system 1 should be applied and allowed to set before<br />

further work proceeds.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> recommends three basic procedures for priming or sealing and reference to the following systems will appear throughout this section.<br />

System 1 - Slurry Priming<br />

System 2 - Priming/Sealing Exterior<br />

System 3 - Priming/Sealing Interior<br />

A most effective primer for all cement based adhesives<br />

& screeds, internally and externally, is to brush tightly<br />

onto the surface a thin even layer of a well stirred<br />

mixture of:<br />

1 volume water<br />

1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

1 volume of <strong>Nicobond</strong> cement based product that will<br />

then be used.<br />

The layer should normally be allowed to set for a few<br />

hours before work progresses.<br />

Coverage: Approximately 5 - 6m² per litre of <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Primer.<br />

For the simple priming/sealing of all cementitious &<br />

other surfaces particularly for exterior work, brush into<br />

the surface a thin even layer of:<br />

4 volumes water<br />

1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer mixed by thorough stirring.<br />

The layer should be allowed to dry slightly before<br />

applying <strong>Nicobond</strong> smoothing compounds or<br />

adhesives.<br />

Coverage: Approximately 30m² per litre of <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Primer.<br />

For the simple priming/sealing of most interior<br />

surfaces brush apply a thin even layer of a blend of:<br />

4 volumes water<br />

1 volume <strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent and<br />

Sealer mixed by thorough stirring.<br />

Allow the layer to thoroughly dry before continuing.<br />

Coverage: Approximately 30m² per litre of <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Universal Bonding Agent and Sealer.<br />

Application Methods for Fixing Ceramic Tiles, Mosaic and Natural Stones<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002<br />

Our unique liquid additive is suitable for use with a number of our cementitious<br />

adhesives and grouts within the <strong>Nicobond</strong> range.<br />

Detailed mixing ratios are contained within the data pages for appropriate<br />

products. However the following table for the number of litres required per<br />

20 kilo bag may be found useful as a quick reference.<br />

Product Enhancer 2002 Water<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapid Tile & Stone 2.0 ltrs 2.6 ltrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone 3.0 ltrs 3.0 ltrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex 2.5 ltrs 2.5 ltrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex 2.0 ltrs 3.0 ltrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix 1.4 ltrs 3.0 ltrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout Grey 1.0 ltrs 3.0 ltrs<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout White 1.4 ltrs 5.6 ltrs<br />

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Adhesive Application Techniques<br />

Thin Bed Ceramic Wall Tile Adhesives<br />

Spread the prepared adhesive with the straight edge of a <strong>Nicobond</strong> Notched<br />

Trowel to a maximum depth of 3mm. Reverse the trowel and comb the<br />

adhesive with the notched edge, ensuring that continuous horizontal ribs of<br />

adhesive are formed.<br />

Solid Bed Ceramic Wall Tile Adhesives<br />

Working up to the maximum bed thickness specified for the product spread<br />

the prepared adhesive with the straight edge of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Notched<br />

Trowel. Reverse the trowel and lightly comb the surface of the adhesive with<br />

the notched edge ensuring that continuous, horizontal ribs of adhesive are<br />

formed. In areas of high moisture or for exterior work, the solid bed<br />

fixing method, i.e. no voids behind the tiles, must be used.<br />

Solid Bed Ceramic Floor Tile Adhesives<br />

The mixed adhesive should be applied with the straight edge of the<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Notched Trowel up to the maximum depth specified for the<br />

product. Lightly comb over the surface of the adhesive using the notched<br />

edge of the trowel. Do not press trowel through the full depth of adhesive.<br />

Where tiles have deep keys or studs, spread the adhesive onto the back of<br />

the tile to fill the keys or spaces between the studs.<br />

Bonding Of The Tiles<br />

Fix dry tiles immediately pressing them firmly into position with a slight<br />

sliding or twisting action. Where appropriate, the adhesive can be spread<br />

both onto the surface as described above, and buttered on the backs of the<br />

tiles. Which ever method is used, the tiles should be firmly tamped or<br />

pressed home to ensure solid bedding without voids (particularly on<br />

flooring installations). Floors should not be opened to any traffic until the<br />

adhesive has hardened. From time to time remove a tile to check that full<br />

contact has been made with the adhesive bed. Exterior installations must<br />

be protected from rain and frost until the adhesive has fully set. Where<br />

fixing is carried out in hot conditions, the finished tiling should be protected<br />

from direct sunlight to avoid premature drying. Adjustments to tiling can<br />

usually be made for between 10 and 20mins after fixing, refer to the<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> <strong>Tiling</strong> Products <strong>Directory</strong> for individual product information.<br />

Mosaics<br />

Spread a thin, even layer of adhesive and lightly comb the surface. Apply<br />

the mosaic sheet ensuring that all the tesserae are in complete contact with<br />

the adhesive. When laying paper faced mosaics, the sheets may be back<br />

grouted prior to fixing, alternatively grouting may be completed once the<br />

adhesive has set sufficiently for the paper to be removed. The use of our<br />

unique <strong>Nicobond</strong> Mosaic Adhesive & Grout will aid fixing and ensure<br />

complete uniformity of colour throughout.<br />

Large Size Floor Ceramics<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Large Format adhesive provides a fast, convenient solution for<br />

achieving solid bed fixing of large size floor cladding and can be used at<br />

thicknesses from 4mm - 30mm. Immediately after mixing pour the adhesive<br />

on to the floor, working in small areas to avoid premature drying. Comb out<br />

with a trowel having rounded notches 10mm deep at 30mm centres and<br />

solidly bed the dry tiles into the adhesive ensuring there are no voids.<br />

Marble, Granite or Natural Stones (Slabs and Tiles)<br />

Whilst thinner slabs/tiles of marble or granite can be fixed using <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

ready mixed thin bed or cementitious adhesives, our <strong>Nicobond</strong> Natural<br />

Stone Speedflex is our preferred adhesive for larger tiles or slabs. Ensure<br />

that any dust is removed from the reverse of the slab. Spread mixed<br />

adhesive evenly onto the slab up to a maximum thickness of 12mm and to<br />

within 5cm of the edge. Press the slab firmly onto the surface with a<br />

twisting or sliding action. Remove any adhesive from slab face before it<br />

hardens. Slabs being fixed in a vertical position may require supporting<br />

during the initial setting period.<br />

Grouting Notes<br />

Ensure that the adhesive has set, that all joints are dry, clean and free from<br />

all loose materials. Check that the grout selected is correct in terms of joint<br />

width and depth and relevant to the service conditions. Do not grout more<br />

than 1 - 2m 2 at a time.<br />

Tiles with a soft glaze or Metallic finish such as silver or 18 carat gold are<br />

prone to scratching; care must be taken in the selection of the grout to<br />

ensure it is not too abrasive for the tile chosen. If in doubt always carry out<br />

a small trial prior to grouting<br />

Tiles which have been fixed to impervious surfaces such as concrete, glazed<br />

brick, existing glazed tiles or oil based paint should not be grouted for several<br />

days after completion of fixing, this will allow the moisture from the adhesive<br />

to dry out through the joints.<br />

Grouted swimming pools should remain empty for 3 weeks before being<br />

filled with ‘balanced’ water. Pools may be filled with salt water if desired,<br />

except where the sulphate content is very high.<br />

Using the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Grouter or <strong>Nicobond</strong> Float Grouter the grout must be<br />

worked well into the tile or mosaic joints ensuring that they are completely<br />

filled. Immediately remove any surplus grout from the tiled surface. Before<br />

the grout sets wipe the complete area with a clean, damp cloth or sponge,<br />

avoiding products e.g. highly pigmented sponges, which may cause the<br />

grout line to discolour. Tile joints should then be finished off to the desired<br />

effect. Final polishing of the tiles may be carried out with a clean dry cloth<br />

once the film of grout remaining on the surface has dried. Allow grout to fully<br />

dry before bringing into use.<br />

When re-grouting an existing installation ensure that the old grout has been<br />

thoroughly raked out of the joints, taking care not to damage the glazed<br />

edges of the tiles. Excessive use of water when mixing or during<br />

application may cause shade variation, efflorescence, pin holing or dusting<br />

of the grout and must be avoided.<br />

If using acid or chemical systems to clean grouted installations grouted with<br />

cementitious products it is essential to pre-soak the grout lines with clean<br />

water. Clean water must also be used to thoroughly wash off all remaining<br />

traces of the cleaning system.<br />

With all cementitious grouting compounds it is important to follow the<br />

recommended ratio given for mixing powder to water and to employ the<br />

same technique when finishing the grout line. Should water ratios vary<br />

excessively this can effect the final colour, as will different methods of<br />

finishing off.<br />

For large floor areas, rotary floor scrubbing machines fitted with special<br />

squeezy blades can be used to rapidly consolidate grout into the joints and<br />

assist in the cleaning process.<br />

Coloured Grouting<br />

Before any coloured grout is applied we recommend that a trial be carried<br />

out on a sample tile to ensure that staining of the tile surface or tile edges<br />

does not occur since N&C Building Products Limited will not accept<br />

responsibility for staining. All the ready blended colours of our cementitious<br />

grouts are intermixable within the product group to extend the colour range.<br />

High strength pigments are used in the manufacture of all <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Coloured Grouts, however care should be taken in the selection and<br />

application of cleaning and maintenance chemicals as otherwise, some<br />

discolouration may occur. Waterborne chemicals in swimming pools may<br />

cause a bleaching effect and we do not recommend the use of coloured<br />

grout, other than epoxy based material. Aggressive or unbalanced water will<br />

have a detrimental effect on any cementitious grouts and in extreme cases,<br />

any epoxy product.<br />

Building Regulations may also require mechanical fixing.<br />

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Reference Documents<br />

Discolouration In Tile Grouts<br />

Grout discolours because of poor installation techniques, improper cleaning<br />

methods, laitance, and improperly cured setting beds. Colour differences<br />

can occur in different parts of an installation because the grout is allowed to<br />

cure at different rates. Uneven curing causes uneven colour. Inconsistent<br />

mixing and installation techniques also cause uneven colour.<br />

Common causes of grout discolouration<br />

Darker colour<br />

Absorptive tile<br />

Low humidity<br />

Dry grout mix<br />

Late finishing process<br />

Deep joints<br />

Lighter Colour<br />

Non-Absorptive tile (fully vitrified/porcelain)<br />

High humidity<br />

Wet grout mix<br />

Early (wet) finishing process<br />

Shallow joints<br />

White Grout turning Yellow?<br />

Tile adhesive and grout manufacturers have highlighted a phenomenon<br />

whereby under certain conditions standard grade white cementitious tile<br />

grouts turn yellow. This condition is totally unpredictable and so far has<br />

proved to be an unsolvable conundrum in so far as standard grade grouts<br />

are concerned. The information we have is that this problem does not occur<br />

with highly polymer modified grout products.<br />

The circumstances are so bizarre that a number of rooms in a dwelling can<br />

be grouted with the same grout yet not all rooms are affected. The tile fixer<br />

can use the grout in one location e.g. kitchen and it remains white yet move<br />

to another location e.g. the bathroom and the same material from the same<br />

bag of grout turns yellow. The fact that these inconsistencies arise has led<br />

the manufacturers to the conclusion that the grout is not faulty – indeed if in<br />

other areas the grout has remained white then the claim is justified.<br />

From reports received, it is apparent that it occurs in high humidity locations<br />

such as bathrooms and that light and heat also have a role to play, one report<br />

sited an example whereby the whole of the bathroom wall grouting turned<br />

yellow with the exception of an area behind the towel rail which remained<br />

white. There are suggestions that the problem is regional i.e. in soft water<br />

areas (but it has been reported in hard water areas also), that it is seasonal<br />

with a higher proportion of complaints being received in the Spring and<br />

Autumn with virtually none in the Summer.<br />

From the manufacturers perspective all manner of tests have been carried<br />

out from close examination of all the raw materials to the products end use,<br />

the difficulty is that it is virtually impossible to replicate the conditions in a<br />

laboratory to recreate the effect.<br />

As a result of this investigation is has been found that bleach based cleaning<br />

agents do appear to successfully overcome the problem and in the majority<br />

of cases the yellowing does not reappear. As far as the consumer is<br />

concerned it remains a case of trial and error if it occurs then cleaning with<br />

bleach may solve the problem otherwise it will be a matter of regrouting with<br />

a polymer modified grout or of course selecting a polymer modified product<br />

at the outset.<br />

This phenomenon has been a topic of conversation on various Tile Forums<br />

for some considerable time and it is felt that an open and honest approach<br />

needs to be made for the benefit of the consumer, the tile fixer and the<br />

manufacturer.<br />

Please refer to www.ncnicobond.com download section for further<br />

information on discolouration in tile grouts.<br />

Epoxy Grout<br />

When preparing epoxy adhesives or grouts full instructions on the<br />

packaging should be followed. It is important that any liquid components<br />

which may contain pigment are thoroughly stirred to ensure good<br />

distribution. It is also essential that all components are mixed as a<br />

complete kit; do not attempt to make up part mixes as these may not<br />

subsequently cure. Do not grout more than ½ -1m 2 at a time with epoxies.<br />

The use of correct tools is essential when applying <strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Grout.<br />

Use the <strong>Nicobond</strong> Epoxy Float Grouter to work the grout into the dry joints,<br />

ensuring they are completely filled. Remove all excess mortar from the<br />

surface of the tiles with the edge of the float grouter. Any remaining material<br />

can be cleaned off within the working time using the correct Emulsifying pad<br />

with a little water and applying gentle pressure, working in circularmovements<br />

to emulsify the residues on the tile face. Carefully remove the resulting slurry<br />

with a squeezed out sponge, wiping the tile surface once before rinsing again<br />

in clean water. To remove any remaining film of StarlikeGrout residue from<br />

the surface, allow the grout to set for 24 hours and then apply <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Resin Cleaner onto the surface. Use the white emulsifying pad in a circular<br />

motion to remove the haze. Wash off the surface with clean water and polish<br />

with a dry cloth.<br />

Calculating Grout Requirements<br />

A useful guide to calculating the requirements of cementitious grouts for any<br />

tiling installation is as follows:<br />

(tile length + tile width) x tile thickness x joint width<br />

tile length x tile width<br />

For <strong>Nicobond</strong> Easiclean Epoxide use a factor of 1.8kg/m².<br />

For <strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Grout use a factor of 1.8kg/m².<br />

An example of this would be as follows:<br />

(330mm + 250mm) x 8 x 3<br />

330 x 250mm<br />

Resulting Coverage = 0.34kg/m²<br />

Coverage Guide<br />

Wall Tiles<br />

Joint Width<br />

x Factor of 2<br />

Shelf Life<br />

Unless otherwise stated <strong>Nicobond</strong> products have a shelf life of 12 months<br />

in unopened packaging from the date of packing. Please refer to our<br />

website www.ncnicobond.com for individual data sheets for specific advice.<br />

Storage<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> products must be stored clear of the ground and in dry<br />

conditions, protect from frost, direct sunlight and extremes of heat and<br />

humidity.<br />

Material Safety Data Sheets<br />

The relevant Material Safety Data Sheet can be obtained from our website<br />

www.ncnicobond.com or directly from N&C Building Products Ltd at the<br />

address below.<br />

Manufacturer’s Warranty<br />

All <strong>Nicobond</strong> adhesives, grouts and screeds are covered by our lifetime<br />

manufacturer’s warranty. If our products are proven to be defective by<br />

reason only of manufacturing workmanship we will, at our discretion,<br />

provide replacement product free of charge. 2<br />

Faulty installation or non compliance with the current BS/EN Standard or<br />

The Tile Association recommendations/papers relating to substrates, the<br />

application of material and inappropriate use are excluded from this<br />

warranty and our liability is limited to the cost of replacement only on<br />

production of purchase invoice or receipt.<br />

x 2<br />

Coverage<br />

15 x 15 x 0.6cm 2mm joint 0.3kg/m²<br />

20 x 10 x 0.6cm 2mm joint 0.2kg/m²<br />

20 x 30 x 0.6cm 2mm joint 0.2kg/m²<br />

60 x 30 x 0.10cm 3mm joint 0.3 kg/m²<br />

Mosaic Sheet 25 x 25mm Tessara<br />

30 x 30 x 0.4cm 1.5mm joint 0.96kg/m²<br />

Floor Tiles<br />

30 x 30 x 0.8cm 4mm joint 0.43 kg/m²<br />

60 x 60 x 0.8cm 4mm joint 0.21 kg/m²<br />

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Reference Documents<br />

The advice given in this publication is based on the following British and<br />

EN Standards, Codes of Practice and The Tile Assocation’s extensive range<br />

of technical publications and should be referred to if further guidance is<br />

required.<br />

BS 5385 - 1: 2009<br />

Wall and floor tiling. Code of Practice for the design and installation of<br />

internal ceramic and natural stone wall tiling and mosaics in normal<br />

conditions.<br />

BS 5385 - 2: 2015<br />

Wall and floor tiling. Design and installation of external ceramic and<br />

mosaic wall tiling in normal conditions. Code of practice.<br />

BS 5385 – 3: 2014<br />

Wall and floor tiling. Design and installation of internal and external ceramic<br />

floor tiles and mosaics in normal conditions. Code of practice.<br />

BS 5385 – 4: 2009<br />

Wall and floor tiling. Design and installation of ceramic and mosaic tiling in<br />

special conditions. Code of practice.<br />

BS 5385 – 5: 2009<br />

Wall and floor tiling. Design and installation of terrazzo, natural stone and agglomerated<br />

stone tile and slab flooring. Code of practice.<br />

BS EN ISO 10545 Ceramic Tiles<br />

BS EN 14411:2012<br />

Ceramic Tiles: Definitions, classifications, characteristics, evaluation of conformity<br />

and marking.<br />

BS EN 13914-1:2016<br />

Design, preparation and application of external rendering and internal<br />

plastering. External rendering<br />

BS 5325: 2001<br />

Installation of textile floorcoverings – Code of practice<br />

BS 6925: 1988<br />

Mastic asphalt for building and civil engineering (limestone engineering)<br />

BS 6093:2006 +A1:2013<br />

Design of joints and jointing in building construction.<br />

BS 8000 Series<br />

Workmanship on building sites. Code of practice.<br />

BS 8204 -1:2003 + A1:2009<br />

Screeds, bases and in-situ floorings. Concrete bases and cement sand<br />

levelling screeds to receive floorings. Code of practice.<br />

BS 8204-3:2004+ A1:2011<br />

Screeds, bases and in-situ floorings. Polymer modified cementitious<br />

levelling screeds and wearing screeds. Code of practice.<br />

BS 8204-5: 2004 + A1:2011<br />

Screeds, bases and in-situ floorings Part 5: Code of practice for mastic<br />

asphalt underlays and wearing surfaces<br />

BS 8204-7:2003<br />

Screeds, bases and in-situ floorings. Pumpable self-smoothing screeds.<br />

Code of practice.<br />

BS EN 12706: 2000<br />

Adhesives – test methods for hydraulic setting floor smoothing and/or<br />

levelling compounds. Determination of flow characteristics<br />

BS EN 13813:2002<br />

Screed material and floor screeds. Screed material. Properties and<br />

requirements<br />

BS EN 13318: 2000<br />

Screed material and floor screeds – Definitions<br />

BS EN 14891: 2012<br />

Liquid applied water impermeable products for use beneath ceramic tiling<br />

bonded with adhesives - Requirements, test methods, evaluation of<br />

conformity, classification and designation.<br />

BS EN 13748-1: 2004<br />

Terrazzo tiles - Terrazzo tiles for internal use.<br />

BS EN 13748-2: 2004<br />

Terrazzo tiles - Terrazzo tiles for external use.<br />

BS EN 14618: 2009<br />

Agglomerated Stone. Terminology and classification<br />

BS EN 13892-2: 2002<br />

Methods of test for screed materials. Determination of flexural and compressive<br />

strengths.<br />

The Tile Association - Technical Publications.<br />

BS 8201: 2011<br />

Code of practice for flooring of wood and wood based panels.<br />

BS 8203: 2001+ A1:2009<br />

Code of practice for installation of resilient floor coverings<br />

CE Marking of Tile Adhesives<br />

With effect from July 2013 CE marking became mandatory for tile adhesives in the UK. In order to be CE marked, tile adhesives must comply with the essential<br />

requirements of the relevant Harmonised EN Standards set out under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR).<br />

The CE mark is a fitness for purpose mark linked to the essential requirements listed within the above standard and in essence is a ‘passport’ which allows<br />

our tile adhesive products to be placed on the market in any EU member state. To determine the quality of tile adhesives requires reference to all parts of the<br />

standard, whereas CE marking requires compliance with only specific conditions.<br />

1. Subject to our standard delivery schedule.<br />

2. Subject to terms and conditions, please ask for a copy of the<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> warranty if required.<br />

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Total Solution<br />

provider<br />

WETROOMS<br />

As manufacturers of the complete system, N&C<br />

offer every component required to create a<br />

stylish, level access showering environment.<br />

ADHESIVES<br />

We manufacture innovative, high performance<br />

adhesives, grouts and tiling systems through our<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> brand, within our UK based factory.<br />

WALL & FLOOR TILES<br />

N&C are leading suppliers of award winning<br />

ceramic, porcelain and natural stone wall and<br />

floor tiles.<br />

IRONMONGERY<br />

As ironmongers since 1875, and as part of the<br />

Guild of Architectural Ironmongers, we specialise<br />

in everything required in washrooms<br />

FLOORING<br />

As leading manufacturers, we provide quality<br />

materials for required safety flooring, such as<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ikon Wetroom Safety Vinyl sheet, vinyl<br />

tiles and screeds.<br />

BATHS<br />

From contemporary and classic, we have a broad<br />

collection of baths in a range of shapes and styles<br />

perfect for hotels.<br />

INDEPENDENT LIVING<br />

Through our Phlexicare brand, N&C are leading<br />

manufacturers and distributors of independent<br />

living solutions designed for people with all<br />

levels of abilities, covering accessible showering,<br />

multi user kitchens and more.<br />

DECORATING<br />

Our builders merchant division offers all the<br />

popular trade brands for decorators and building<br />

professionals.<br />

GLASS & GLAZING<br />

As the UK’s leading independent supplier of<br />

commercial and domestic glass and glazing<br />

products, we can offer unrivalled solutions at<br />

competitive prices.<br />

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Nicholls & Clarke Group<br />

Sixty Years of Innovation and Still Evolving<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> are the original, British manufacturers and distributors of high quality tile<br />

adhesives, grouts, smoothing compounds and tiling systems. With over 60 years experience,<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> have grown from strength to strength with expertise in the manufacture and<br />

distribution of high quality products. This 60 year journey has seen <strong>Nicobond</strong> products<br />

evolving in harmony with the tile manufacturing industry. We offer an unrivalled range of<br />

solutions that allow the fixing of every format of product imaginable, from large format stone<br />

to slim porcelain tiles or slabs.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> products have been developed for use within specialist applications as well as day<br />

to day applications, and within domestic and commercial settings.


Established in 1875, Nicholls & Clarke has pedigree<br />

that has been developed over many years. Through<br />

great heritage, we have gained a depth of knowledge<br />

and invaluable experience in the manufacturing and<br />

supplying of <strong>Nicobond</strong> products to the construction<br />

market. We have experience across many industries<br />

with a huge portfolio of products suited to all project<br />

environments.<br />

<br />

Part of the Nicholls & Clarke Group, we have the ability<br />

to offer the complete tiling package through a<br />

comprehensive range of quality products, so that you<br />

can benefit from dealing with one source, making it<br />

easier to co-ordinate project supplies.<br />

<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> invented ready mixed tile adhesive in<br />

1958 and continue to be at the forefront of<br />

innovation, embracing new technology within the<br />

industry and better defining our portfolio with products<br />

that perform, but where quality and functionality are at<br />

its peak. As inventors, we continue to engage in<br />

research and development and have spent more than<br />

55 years developing innovative <strong>Nicobond</strong> products<br />

that solve the challenges faced in today’s construction<br />

industry.<br />

<br />

The N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> technical team has well over 200<br />

years of combined experience in the tile adhesive &<br />

screeding industry. We are able to offer a full technical<br />

specification service and are available to attend any<br />

site address throughout the U.K. A technical written<br />

specification is available on request.<br />

<br />

The chemists in our highly equipped laboratories are<br />

constantly engaged in research and development.<br />

Investment in the latest laboratory equipment and<br />

testing facilities allow us to push forward with the<br />

development of the next new technology or raw<br />

material that will further enhance product performance<br />

or handling characteristics. Prior to going to market,<br />

we undergo rigorous testing of all our products to<br />

ensure that performance is to a high standard. All<br />

products are tested to meet the relevant standards<br />

and regulations.<br />

<br />

Nicholls & Clarke are unique in being able to offer<br />

nationwide, next day delivery, even when you order up<br />

to 5pm the day before 1 and there is no minimum order<br />

requirement. N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> operates from 18<br />

branches nationwide so can offer localised delivery,<br />

or with thousands of product lines in stock, you also<br />

have the option to collect.<br />

<br />

As an ISO14001 company, sustainability is a core part<br />

of our company agenda. As well as various carbon<br />

offsetting programmes in place, we invest a great deal<br />

in manufacturing and developing solutions dedicated<br />

to reducing our carbon footprint, and in turn increasing<br />

our customers’ green credentials.<br />

<br />

We aim to provide you with an outstanding level of<br />

customer service that will help to further enhance<br />

the service you offer to your clients. We monitor our<br />

performance levels and strive to achieve 100% client<br />

satisfaction. We believe that open channels of<br />

communication with our customers, coupled with their<br />

feedback are a sure way of further improving our<br />

customers buying experience.<br />

<br />

Our three state of the art U.K manufacturing facilities<br />

comply with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, utilise the latest<br />

manufacturing technologies and apply stringent<br />

quality control checks during every part of the<br />

manufacturing process. Only the highest quality raw<br />

materials, product formulations and packaging<br />

materials are used, ensuring the finished product<br />

meets our exacting standards, far exceeding those of<br />

the latest European standards.<br />

Product Features Key<br />

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Walls<br />

Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Flexible<br />

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N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> products are used in over 70 countries<br />

throughout the world in some of the most demanding<br />

commercial situations and climates imaginable. This<br />

worldwide experience has furthered the development<br />

of some of the latest technologies we now use in the U.K.<br />

<br />

We offer practical training courses at our 120,000<br />

square foot head office facility. Our team of experts will<br />

demonstrate and give clients and customers the<br />

opportunity to get hands on with our range of<br />

products. For further information please contact our<br />

Head Office on 020 8586 4600 or email us at<br />

info@nichollsandclarke.com<br />

<br />

<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> has been heavily involved in the<br />

creation of British & European Standards for decades.<br />

We have chaired The Tile Association and their<br />

Wetroom Technical Committee. We are also part of the<br />

Contract Flooring Association we continue to push for<br />

stringent policing of the industry which would stop<br />

manufacturers falsely claiming specific European<br />

standards on packaging. Our philosophy has always<br />

been to drive up quality and standards whilst<br />

remaining highly competitive.<br />

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N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> products are manufactured to such<br />

high and exacting standards enabling us to offer a<br />

life time warranty on all our adhesives, grouting<br />

compounds and screeds.<br />

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All <strong>Nicobond</strong> products are tried and tested prior to<br />

being introduced into the marketplace. All <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

adhesives and grouts achieve classifications that meet<br />

EN Standards for the optimum product confidence and<br />

quality.<br />

T T A<br />

Contents<br />

About us 6 - 11<br />

Wall & Floor Adhesives 12 - 17<br />

Grouts & Sealants 18 - 19<br />

Paints & Ancillaries 20 - 21<br />

Flooring Solutions 22 - 25<br />

Tile Backer Board 26 - 27<br />

Backer Board Steamrooms 28 - 29<br />

Wet Rooms 30 - 41<br />

Undertile Heating 42 - 44<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> Solutions<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto sand: cement screed/concrete<br />

75<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto a cracked floor or green screed<br />

76<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto timber floors using a timber<br />

reinforcing sheet 77<br />

Large format tiles over in-situ underfloor<br />

heated floors 78<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> to sand: cement screed with in-situ<br />

underfloor heating 79<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto timber floors with undertile<br />

heating 80<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto sand: cement screed with<br />

undertile heating 81<br />

Fixing natural stone to sand cement screed<br />

or concrete with undertile heating 82<br />

Fixing glass tiles to sand: cement screed or<br />

concrete with undertile heating 83<br />

Tile surface contaminated sand:<br />

cement screed/concrete or temporary<br />

installations 84<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto calcium sulphate/anhydrite<br />

screeds in light commercial traffic areas 85<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto existing tiles 86<br />

Fixing thin tiles to walls and floors 87<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto plaster and plasterboard<br />

(dry areas) 88<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> to raised access flooring 89<br />

Installation of tile backer board to stud<br />

partition walls 90<br />

Installation of tile backer board to solid<br />

walls 91<br />

Terra Level System 45 - 47<br />

Professional Tools 48 - 55<br />

DIY Tools 56 - 57<br />

Moisture Control 58 - 61<br />

Product Selector Guide Intro 62 - 63<br />

Ready Mixed Adhesives 64 - 65<br />

Powder Adhesives 66 - 69<br />

Grouts 70 - 71<br />

Flooring 72 - 73<br />

Fixing natural stone/slate onto sand:<br />

cement screed/concrete 92<br />

Fixing large format tiles onto sand: cement<br />

screed/concrete 93<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> in food preparation areas where<br />

chemical resistance is required 94<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> in swimming pools and fountains 95<br />

Fixing large format tiles to plaster<br />

and plasterboard (dry areas) 96<br />

Fixing mesh backed mosaics onto various<br />

substrates 97<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> using sound reduction system onto<br />

floor type 1 (concrete base) as per Building<br />

Regulations 2010 Document E 98<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto hard vinyl floor tiles 99<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto fibreglass/g.r.p. (glass reinforced<br />

polyester) internal areas 100<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto flooring grade Asphalt 101<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto oil based gloss painted<br />

surfaces 102<br />

<strong>Tiling</strong> onto steel substrates 103<br />

Wet room waterproof tanking for solid walls<br />

and floors 104 - 105<br />

Wet room waterproof tanking<br />

for stud walls and timber floors 106- 107<br />

Creating a wet zone shower area without<br />

breaching floor 108 - 109<br />

Levelling prior to ceramic tiling 110<br />

Fast track floor refurbishment for floor<br />

coverings 111<br />

Reference documents 112 - 116


About us<br />

Our history & heritage<br />

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Cement consisted of installations using either black<br />

solvent based adhesive or sand and cement mortar,<br />

which required highly skilled operators with only<br />

cement rendered surfaces used as a suitable base.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Cement was pure white, easy to use<br />

and easy to clean off with water. Furthermore, it<br />

became apparent that tiling could be carried out<br />

directly to plaster, cement, and painted surfaces and<br />

even onto old tiles. This has radically changed the tile<br />

industry, as manufacturers we were able to reduce the<br />

thickness of tiles to produce modern tiles that we still<br />

see today. Pre-soaking of tiles before fixing also<br />

became a thing of the past.<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> became a success in a short space of time.<br />

Sales were being made throughout the UK, Europe<br />

and Worldwide. <strong>Nicobond</strong> were producing tile<br />

adhesive for other leading manufacturers still<br />

operating even today.<br />

In the earliest days, it was the experimentation of raw<br />

materials for paint that formed an important part of the<br />

evolution of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Products.<br />

The sensational discovery of emulsion paint was made<br />

through experimenting with Polyvinyl Acetate<br />

Emulsion, a raw material that was new to the paint<br />

trade by Mr A.E.G. Brown at our former Nicholls &<br />

Clarke Bow factory. The success of Nicoloid Emulsion<br />

Paint was staggering and changed the face of interior<br />

decorating for both the public and trade.<br />

apparent that an exciting new<br />

product had been invented as<br />

attempts to remove the tile<br />

proved difficult. It had superb<br />

adhesion in excess of 300lbs<br />

p.s.i. compared to about 5lbs<br />

p.s.i for sand and cement.<br />

Samples were sent to tile<br />

manufacturers which resulted in exciting reports and<br />

feedback, that led to the development of the first ready<br />

mixed tile adhesive paste.<br />

In an attempt to diversify and make use of the new<br />

polymer emulsion, Dr Eric Leigh, a former Chemist at<br />

our Bow Factory experimented with various paste<br />

formulations. In a moment of inspiration, one of these<br />

was used to fix a tile to a wall. It very quickly became<br />

The success was unprecedented and was to be a<br />

breakthrough in tile fixing, not only in the UK but<br />

internationally. The product was to be called <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Tile Cement, today known as <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Adhesive.<br />

Tile fixing prior to the introduction of <strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile


About us<br />

As time went on, it became evident that a separate<br />

organisation was needed to cope with the sales,<br />

marketing and specialist production of this new<br />

product. The new company, <strong>Nicobond</strong> (Products) was<br />

formed to look after the manufacturing, with<br />

distribution outlets opened in Cardiff in 1966,<br />

Stoke-on-Trent in 1968 and Glasgow in 1981 trading<br />

as <strong>Nicobond</strong> Western, <strong>Nicobond</strong> Midlands and<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Scotland. Niclar exports was set up in 1972<br />

to cater to the rapidly growing sales internationally.<br />

Over the many years from the early period until present<br />

day, Nicholls & Clarke stay true to a philosophy<br />

engrained in the heart of the company to drive forward<br />

and adapt to changing trends in the market in order to<br />

stay relevant. This is achieved by understanding<br />

customers requirements and solving common<br />

problems.<br />

In 2008, N&C introduced a revolutionary solution for<br />

Building Materials - November, 1958<br />

fixing tiles and natural stone to timber floors, <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Plastic Ply. The 2mm thick, self adhesive reinforcing<br />

sheet helped to prevent problems of damage to tiles<br />

and tile joints by avoiding the effects of timber<br />

shrinkage, warping and rotting. Plastic Ply eliminates<br />

the need to install thick sheets of marine grade<br />

plywood (min 15mm) or similar over-boarding<br />

products in order to achieve an attractive and sound<br />

tiled floor finish. Easy to use, install and store<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply was a huge success from the<br />

outset. It has been stated that tilers that have<br />

transferred over to using <strong>Nicobond</strong> Plastic Ply have not<br />

reverted back to traditional methods. With year on year<br />

growth, the success of the product has been<br />

phenomenal, exceeding expectations.<br />

In 2011, after identifying that the use of anhydrite/<br />

calcium sulphate screeds was increasingly being<br />

used in modern day construction, <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

formulated <strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix, a new, innovative, rapid<br />

setting, white, gypsum based tile adhesive specially<br />

designed for fixing ceramic, porcelain and natural<br />

stone tiles directly onto Anhydrite/ Calcium Sulphate<br />

substrates.<br />

This high strength adhesive, unlike any other in the<br />

marketplace, achieves high levels of bond strength on<br />

a par with traditional C2 category cement based<br />

adhesives. Priming is not required as there is no risk<br />

of Ettringite with this product. <strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix is<br />

highly successful and presents the specifier with a<br />

viable and practical alternative to cement based<br />

adhesive systems.<br />

As well as providing quality solutions with the trade in<br />

mind, <strong>Nicobond</strong> produce innovative solutions to<br />

overcome consumer problems.<br />

In 2012, <strong>Nicobond</strong> introduced Starlike, a new genre of<br />

extreme performance grout that had been developed<br />

to allow long term UV resistance and a lifetime<br />

performance guarantee. This new innovation was<br />

created using patented technology to achieve high<br />

stain, mould and acid resistance. Under adverse<br />

conditions of high humidity and wetting, such as<br />

kitchens, bathrooms and even swimming pools grout<br />

lines remain as fresh as when first applied. <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

Starlike has been rigorously tried and tested against<br />

other leading brands and has demonstrated that<br />

absolute white grout line can be achieved whilst other<br />

brands discolour over time.<br />

2015 saw the introduction of the <strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro<br />

range of smoothing compounds which offers the<br />

specifier and contractor a series of OPC (Ordinary<br />

Portland Cement) free products with unique super fast<br />

drying capabilities. Market leading flow<br />

characteristics, fibre technology and the use of raw<br />

materials that improve performance whilst having a<br />

lesser impact on our environment are just a few of the<br />

benefits offered.<br />

In 2018, we launched the first single part S2 fibre<br />

reinforced formulation with high flexibility which can be<br />

bonded to various surfaces including green screeds.<br />

Nicholls & Clarke’s philosophy remains intact as new<br />

and innovative solutions are defined to overcome<br />

problems in day to day and specialist tiling<br />

installations by utilising over 100 years of combined<br />

technical expertise.


About us<br />

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All <strong>Nicobond</strong> adhesives and grouts have been tried and tested for quality assurance and meet the relevant EN Standards Classification to give you the ultimate confidence<br />

in our products. Our products are manufactured to such high and exacting standards enabling us to offer a life time warranty on all our adhesives, grouting<br />

compounds and screeds.<br />

Guide to Adhesives and Grouts For Tiles<br />

European Standards EN 12004 – 1, EN 12004 - 2, EN 13888<br />

EN12004<br />

General classification for cement based adhesives categorised as<br />

Type C.<br />

Ready mixed or paste adhesives categorised as Dispersion<br />

adhesives Type D.<br />

Epoxy resin adhesives categorised as Reaction Resin<br />

Adhesives Type R.<br />

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EN13888 General classification for cement based grouts Type C class G.<br />

Reaction Resin Grouts Type R class G.<br />

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CE Marking of Tile Adhesives<br />

The CE mark is a fitness for purpose mark linked to the essential requirements<br />

listed within the above standard and in essence is a ‘passport’ which allows our<br />

tile adhesive products to be placed on the market in any EU member state.<br />

With effect from July 2013 CE marking became mandatory for tile adhesives in<br />

the UK. In order to be CE marked, tile adhesives must comply with the essential<br />

requirements of the relevant Harmonised EN Standards set out under the<br />

Construction Products Regulation (CPR). The relevant performance targets and<br />

test requirements for CE marking are contained in the European Standard: Annex<br />

Z of EN 12004.<br />

Guide to Screed Material and Floor Screeds<br />

European Standard EN 13813<br />

EN13813 Classification for Screed material and floor screeds<br />

Screed Material - Properties and requirements.<br />

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Grinding and bevelling tile edges<br />

After cutting and drilling tiles you must mechanically grind, smooth and bevel all<br />

cut edges (e.g. by electric hand drill with grinding wheel). Commence with 60-<br />

grade silicone carbide sandpaper and for a smoother finish use 100-grade<br />

silicone carbide paper. Keeping the cut edge of the tile wet while sanding will<br />

provide the best results. If using an electric drill the recommended grinding speed<br />

is 2000-3000 rpm. Grinding should continue until a factory type finish is achieved.<br />

This results in reducing the visibility of grouting materials and also minimises the<br />

risk of the tile cracking.<br />

Metallic decoration<br />

A number of decorated tiles now have silver metallic or 18 carat gold fired onto<br />

the glaze, and being a soft precious metal will not withstand abrasion, therefore<br />

special care should be taken when grouting and cleaning these tiles.<br />

Natural stone<br />

Certain Natural Stones may be extremely porous; therefore the potential for<br />

efflorescence and general staining may be increased. This is a characteristic of<br />

these particular Natural Stones and therefore is not caused by the <strong>Nicobond</strong><br />

adhesive and grout systems used. We recommend where pale coloured Natural<br />

Stones are used that a white adhesive is specified as well as being fixed using<br />

the solid bed fixing method. All Natural Stones should be sealed using the<br />

appropriate sealer(s) prior to grouting, following the manufacturers instructions.<br />

We endeavour to ensure that any advice. recommendation or information given<br />

in this booklet is accurate and correct. However, we have no control over the<br />

circumstances in which our products or systems are used.<br />

It is important that end users satisfy themselves that due deference is given to<br />

specifications and guidance as detailed in British Standards BS 5385 Parts 1-5.<br />

The code of practice for fixing wall and ftoor tiles. An assessment must be made<br />

for the need for and location of movement joints & insert in accordance with the<br />

appropriate part of BS 5385. Additional information relating to tile fixing to timber<br />

substrates can be found in The Tile Association '<strong>Tiling</strong> to Timber Sheets and<br />

Board, Timber Substrates and Alternative Products."<br />

No responsibility can be accepted or any warranty given by ourselves, agents or<br />

distributors, other than that the products supplied by us will meet our written<br />

specifications. The end user should at all times ensure that he has consulted our<br />

latest product and safety information sheets. Setting times for adhesives and<br />

grouts are given as accurately as possible based on a temperature of 20 0 C and<br />

50% relative humidity. Extremes of temperature and humidity will influence the<br />

figures stated. Setting times may be extended if Porcelain bodied tiles are used<br />

owing to their impervious nature, the use of additives in adhesives and grouts can<br />

also produce a similar effect.


About us<br />

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We have worked in partnership with an extensive list of customers throughout<br />

the UK and worldwide on some of the most demanding projects imaginable.<br />

Our first projects were completed over 60 years ago, yet our products<br />

continue to perform today and will continue to do so for the life of the building<br />

or project. This pedigree has created ultimate confidence in the N&C<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> products.<br />

Today we have N&C products specified by many recognised UK and<br />

international brands and are also working with many of the UK’s premier<br />

contractors, who in turn work in partnership with these brands.


About us<br />

A business dedicated to a sustainable future<br />

The environment matters. N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> are committed to a continuous programme of improvement in this important<br />

area of business. We have an environmental committee which meets regularly to access our<br />

performance and levels of progress. We train all our people to be environmentally aware in the workplace as we<br />

can all make a difference on a daily basis.<br />

Together, we will promote the best use of environmental<br />

practice and more particularly Nicholls & Clarke will:-<br />

• Continuously improve environmental performance<br />

• Reduce consumption of resources<br />

• Measure and take action to reduce the carbon footprint of<br />

business activities<br />

• Ensure environmental criteria are taken into account in the<br />

procurement of goods and services<br />

• Encourage staff involvement in environmental issues<br />

• Expect similar environmental standards from all business<br />

partners<br />

• Meet or exceed all environmental legislation that relates to the<br />

business<br />

As manufacturers and distributors, Nicholls & Clarke has made<br />

a corporate commitment to improving its environmental<br />

performance through an Environmental Policy. This will provide<br />

the framework for all our work, whether it is in relation to energy<br />

efficiency, sustainable waste management or sustainable<br />

transport. A committee (Environmental Committee) will implement<br />

this policy by developing programmes of work that constitute an<br />

Environmental Management System.<br />

The Environmental Committee will monitor the effectiveness of its<br />

policies and actions.<br />

To meet these commitments Nicholls &<br />

Clarke will:-<br />

• Set and monitor strategic objectives and targets for managing<br />

environmental performance<br />

• Communicate internally and externally this commitment and<br />

environmental performance<br />

• Work together with staff and business partners to promote<br />

improved environmental performance<br />

• Review the environmental policy regularly<br />

International Standards – Achieving ISO14001<br />

With the growing demand for products to be sourced from more eco-friendly production, a high volume of carbon dioxide<br />

emissions have been considerably reduced, as a result of the new procedures in place to effectively tackle climate change<br />

and the negative effects on the environment, continually advocating the prudent use of natural resources. These processes<br />

have lead to the accreditation of ISO 14001, the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS). This<br />

achievement ensures that our customers are benefiting by proving the products are sourced from an ISO 14001 company.<br />

“Through controlling our CO2 emissions, our customers benefit by sourcing their products from a responsible manufacturer. We have recognised<br />

the importance of the environment on future generations and proactively work towards reducing the environmental impact within our<br />

manufacturing processes.<br />

Stephen Forbes, Deputy Chairman, Nicholls & Clarke.


About us<br />

Carbon Footprint<br />

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Product Development<br />

Our Chemists consider the impact a new product will have on the<br />

environment. We work hard to develop low impact formulations<br />

that still give the specifier, professional tiling or screeding<br />

contractor the performance and handling characteristics they require.<br />

Raw Materials<br />

The vast majority of our raw materials are sourced locally to our<br />

factory in Stoke-on-Trent. We evaluate each raw material<br />

supplier’s credentials and ensure that we select low carbon<br />

partners.<br />

Low Carbon Manufacturing<br />

We continue to invest in the latest low carbon manufacturing<br />

equipment. We make use of grey water technology, solar panels<br />

& low energy lighting systems. All our products have low VOC’s.<br />

Energy Saving<br />

Our aim is to keep our energy consumption to a minimum and<br />

to use the greenest sources wherever possible.<br />

Packaging<br />

Wherever possible we make use of packaging with a recycled<br />

content. Certain products like ‘Ecoflex’ use unbleached<br />

naturally coloured packaging.<br />

Logistics<br />

We own and operate a private fleet of low carbon commercial<br />

vehicles. Our transport managers hold a ‘Certificate of Professional<br />

Competence’ and ensure that we use our fleet efficiently using<br />

efficient routing and maximising vehicle capacity.<br />

Social Responsibility<br />

We believe that a sustainable and responsible business will<br />

ultimately become a more successful one. We respect the local<br />

communities we operate in and work closely with them ensuring<br />

we minimise our impact on them. We support a national charity<br />

that works in the local communities to our branches providing<br />

disadvantaged children with vital equipment.<br />

Recycling<br />

Pallets are repaired and reused internally to reduce our<br />

consumption of wood. Pallets beyond repair are sent to be<br />

recycled rather than being land filled. We also recycle plastic,<br />

paper and cardboard.<br />

Waste Reduction<br />

The latest manufacturing techniques and the use of grey<br />

water technologies have reduced the amount of waste our<br />

manufacturing facilities create.<br />

Carbon Offsetting<br />

N&C <strong>Nicobond</strong> supports a carbon offsetting program designed<br />

to benefit the environment through delivering reliable emission<br />

reductions through products such as Ecoflex adhesive.


Wall Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Waterproof Tile Adhesive<br />

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Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

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Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Fibre S1 Adhesive<br />

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Swimming<br />

Pools


<strong>Nicobond</strong> Ecoflex S1 Adhesive<br />

Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

C2FT S1<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

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Water<br />

Resistant<br />

3 Hour Set Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Recycle<br />

Materials<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Gypfix Adhesive<br />

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Floors Interior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

4 Hour Set<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Rapid Tile & Stone Adhesive<br />

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C2F<br />

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Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

2 - 3 Hour<br />

Set<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools


Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Xtra Tile & Stone Adhesive<br />

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C2TE<br />

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Wall Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

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12 - 24<br />

Hour Set<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickflex Adhesive<br />

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C2FT<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

3 Hour Set Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard Set Flex Adhesive<br />

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C2 TE<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Water<br />

Resistant


Wall and Floor Tile Adhesive<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Quickfix Adhesive<br />

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C1 FT<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Water<br />

Resistant<br />

3 Hour Set<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Nico-lastic Tile Adhesive<br />

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R2T<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Non-Slip Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Flexible<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Chemical<br />

Resistant


Grouts and Sealants<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Flexible Grout Plus<br />

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CG2<br />

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Black<br />

Silver Grey<br />

Cream<br />

Slate Grey<br />

White<br />

Limestone<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Mid Grey<br />

Jasmine<br />

Light Coffee<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Hygienic<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tilers Grout<br />

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CG1<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

White Limestone Ivory Beige Grey Charcoal<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Silicone Sealant<br />

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Black Silver Grey White Clear Jasmine Limestone Light<br />

Coffee<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible<br />

Water<br />

Resistant


<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Grout<br />

Grouts and Sealants<br />

RG R2T<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Black<br />

Mid Grey<br />

White<br />

Cream<br />

Slate Grey<br />

Silver Grey<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Chemical<br />

Resistant<br />

Food<br />

Preparation<br />

Jasmine<br />

Limestone<br />

Light Coffee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Sparkle<br />

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Starlike<br />

Sparkle Galaxy<br />

Starlike<br />

Sparkle Gold<br />

Starlike<br />

Sparkle Silver<br />

Slate Grey<br />

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Mid Grey<br />

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Silver Grey<br />

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White<br />

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Jasmine<br />

Cream<br />

Limestone<br />

Walls Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Light Coffee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Resin Cleaner<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Starlike Resin Remover Pro


Paints<br />

Synergy<br />

We have collaborated with leaders in paint, Dulux, who have<br />

engaged in colour trend forecasting for over 15 years. Alongside<br />

our design and product team at N&C, we have together worked<br />

to produce a strong pallette of colours that perfectly<br />

complements the Synergy Series, yet adheres to future<br />

consumer and commercial tastes in the interiors world.<br />

Vinyl Matt - available in 1 litre, 2.5 litre and 5 litre<br />

High opacity emulsion in a great finish for everyday use. Suitable for all<br />

normal interior wall and ceiling surfaces.<br />

Diamond Matt - available in 5litre<br />

Diamond Matt offers unrivalled durability in a classic matt finish.<br />

Innovative stain repellent technology protects walls from scuffs and<br />

stains, keeping busy spaces looking god for longer.<br />

Diamond Eggshell - available in 5 litre<br />

Diamond Eggshell offers fantastic durability with stain repellent<br />

technology. Offering a mid sheen finish Diamond Eggshell is especially<br />

useful in spaces with high moisture such as kitchens and bathrooms<br />

Synergy A<br />

Heart Wood<br />

Synergy B<br />

Fallen Burr<br />

Synergy C<br />

Paper Chain<br />

Synergy D Roasted Bracken 4<br />

Synergy E Salisbury Stones 5<br />

Synergy F<br />

Synergy G Ice Storm 3<br />

Synergy H Night Jewels 5<br />

Synergy I Grey Steel 4<br />

Synergy J<br />

Synergy K Ice Storm 2<br />

Synergy L<br />

Synergy M Synergy N Synergy O


Ancillaries<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Enhancer 2002<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Stain<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Render Improver<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Universal Bonding Agent and Sealer (UBAS)<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Flexible


Flooring Solutions<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Primer<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Rapid Repair Mortar<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior 10 mins Water<br />

Resistant<br />

1 Hour Set<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Latex<br />

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Floors Interior 1 - 2 hours<br />

Foot Traffic<br />

Protein<br />

Free<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

20 - 30<br />

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Lifetime<br />

Guarantee


Flooring Solutions<br />

ScreedPro All Purpose<br />

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Floors Interior Flexible 30 mins Protein Undertile<br />

Foot Traffic Free Heating<br />

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10 mins OPC Free Water Lock Lifetime<br />

Formulation Guarantee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Level Floor<br />

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Floors Interior Pumpable 2 hours Protein Undertile<br />

Foot Traffic Free Heating<br />

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20 - 30<br />

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Lifetime<br />

Guarantee<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> ScreedPro Cement Mix<br />

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2 hours<br />

Foot Traffic<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

45 mins<br />

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Lifetime<br />

Guarantee


Flooring Solutions<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> D-Mat 3L<br />

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Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Disconnecting Sheet<br />

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Floors Interior Exterior Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Wet Room Self Adhesive Tanking Sheet<br />

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Flooring Solutions<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> PlasticPly TM<br />

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Plastic Ply<br />

Self Adhesive<br />

Grout Tile Adhesive Tile Timber<br />

Floor<br />

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Floors Interior Flexible Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

Recycled<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Acoustic Matting<br />

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Heating<br />

Recycled Insulation Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Standard and Fire Retardant Protection Board<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Flexible Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Fire<br />

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Tile Backer Board<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Tile Backer Board and Construction Panel<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Exterior Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

Water<br />

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Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Insulation<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Pre-Cut Panels<br />

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Insulation<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating<br />

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Eco<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Jointing Tape<br />

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Tile Backer Board<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Pipe Covers<br />

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Walls Floors Interior Insulation Water<br />

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Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Fire<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> PU Pro - Polyurethane Adhesive<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Mechanical Fixing Systems<br />

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tile backer board<br />

wall & floor adhesive<br />

Backer Board Steam Rooms<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Loungers are<br />

manufactured using a high density polystyrene<br />

foam that is robust, has high compression<br />

strength of 300kPa at 10%.The highly polymer<br />

modified cementitious reinforced surface is<br />

perfect for tiling directly onto.<br />

Interior Exterior Fire<br />

Resistant<br />

Insulation<br />

Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Eco<br />

Friendly<br />

Swimming<br />

Pools<br />

Undertile<br />

Heating


Backer Board Steam Rooms<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Steam Room<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Loungers<br />

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Tiles<br />

Tile Adhesive<br />

Cementitous Hard Coat<br />

Reinforcement Mesh<br />

<strong>Nicobond</strong> Undertile Heating Cable<br />

Reinforcement Mesh<br />

Cementitous Adhesive<br />

Rigid Foam Core<br />

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<strong>Nicobond</strong> Backer Board Showers


Wet Rooms<br />

Specialist Manufacturer’s of the<br />

Complete Wet Room System<br />

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Installation on to Wooden Floor<br />

Installation on to Concrete Floor


Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Shower Deck<br />

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Slideable waste, up to<br />

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Invisible drainage system<br />

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Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Recycled<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Trap System


Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Infinity Tileable Insert Grating<br />

50mm<br />

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N&C Premier Infinity Tileable Grate<br />

50mm<br />

50mm<br />

850mm<br />

1150mm<br />

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N&C Premier Infinity Inclined Shower Profile<br />

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Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Shower Deck<br />

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Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Recycled<br />

Phleximax Tile Shower Drain Assembly<br />

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P6882550<br />

Satin<br />

Stainless Steel<br />

P6882551<br />

Polished<br />

Stainless Steel<br />

P6882552<br />

Oil Rubbed<br />

Bronze<br />

N&C Phleximax 50 Two Part


Wet Rooms<br />

N&C Premier Linear Shower Deck<br />

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Floors Interior Water<br />

Resistant<br />

Recycled<br />

N&C Phlexiline Living Linear Drainage<br />

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